Learning programs at PennSchool
(Pre -Year 5)
(Year 6 - 8)
Licensed by the Greenville Area School District, Pennsylvania American International School – PennSchool currently implements the International American Program and Vietnamese American Bilingual Program Pre-10 as well as the American Diploma Pathways – ADP. Students who meet the graduation requirements of the program will be awarded a diploma and official transcripts from Greenville High School – the school honored to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award of America. The diploma of GHS is a recognized qualification at all schools in the USA, Australia, Canada and other English schools worldwide.
Common Core State Standards – CCSS is a set of educational standards applied from 2010 until now in many States of the United States (41/51 states). CCSS is a set of guidelines for students to understand the subjects’ goal from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Common Core emphasizes on the element of “college and career ready”: healping students to prepare for college as well as their career skills in the future.
PennSchool uses the Northwest Education Association’s (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Growth assessment to track individual student growth during their time at the school. Every year, the students from preschool to grade 8 will take this test to determine students’ instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year, and from year to year in the areas of mathematics, reading, language usage, and MAP for Primary Grades (MPG).
The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a leader in the field of school evaluation and accreditation worldwide, with rigorous international criteria and standards. Currently, CIS members include over 1,380 schools and universities representing 116 countries all over the world.