About us

Operating from the school year 2020-2021, PennSchool is proud to be the ideal school for students to enhance students’ potential in an international environment.

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Academics

Pennschool provides high-quality academic programs integrated with prestigious American educational programs in a comprehensive bilingual environment, preparing students with the optimal foundation to become talented and confident global leaders in the future.

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Admission

PennSchool has rolling enrollment throughout the year at all grades and the Admissions Team will provide a supportive and experience which help parents to have the best decisions.

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Our Service

PennSchool offers a wide range of support services to ensure the students’ physical and mental health, helping them to learn and experience effectively.

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News & Events

The latest events and news at PennSchool will be continuously updated to provide the useful information for students and parents.

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Student Life

Not only improving knowledge, PennSchool students also participate in many extra activities, helping to build essential skills for the future.

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Hall Of Fame

PennSchool is proud to train the next generations who are happy learners, discover, find the joy of learning and become lifelong learners.

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FAQs

General Questions

PennSchool currently offers the International American Program and the Vietnamese American Bilingual Program, American Diploma Pathway for students from Preschool to Grade 12.

PennSchool guarantees attention to each student at every stage of their educational journey and enhances interaction with Parents through the following channels: Parent Portal, Weekly Communication, Parent Teacher Meeting, POPs, Coffee Chat, Circular, SMS Updates.

The tuition fees include fees and charges for programs, registration, meals, uniforms, school bus, and other fees such as medical, extra activities, boarding, overtime care (for Kindergarten only). The tuition fees usually vary by year and vary depending on the program that you are taking, and may vary according to the exchange rate. Payment of all fees can be transferred to the school’s account.

Parents can choose to pay fees by Full-year, by Semester, or by Term. There will be two semesters in every school year. And there are four terms in a school year.

The school always dedicates scholarships for students with excellent academic results.
Condition:

  • Achieve academic excellence in previous years;
  • Achieving awards in international and national competitions;
  • Especially, have good English skills.

The library program at PennSchool is supported by PM Follet. However, the library program will be based on the Pennsylvania Library Curriculum Framework, which actively supports the reading program – which is required in the regular academic courses based on the Pennsylvania Literacy Framework standards.

School year at PennSchool generally begins in August and finishes about the end of June. For more information, please visit the school calendar here.

School begins at 8:10 AM and ends at 16:30 PM. Clubs and Talent Squads run from 15:10 PM to 16:20 PM, from Monday to Friday.

Please contact the Admissions Department directly.

Greenville High School is a Public School, unlike the Greenville School District which is a Department of Education.
Greenville School District is a local Department of Education, affiliated to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, USA, exclusively licensed Pennschool to implement the K-12 ADP program in Vietnam.

Greenville School District has designated Greenville High School to issue diplomas to students who meet the academic qualification required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Greenville School District, and Greenville High School regulations.

At PennSchool, the curriculum is built, supervised, and implemented by leadership team including:
Advisor Board are members of the system’s representative office in the US. Advisory Board includes prestigious educational experts in Pennsylvania, with experience in management and administration of schools and educational systems in the US. The Advisory Board has been working full-time since the end of 2019 and participating in professional activities at PennSchool.

The Administration Board is composed of the Principal, Vice Principal and teachers who coordinate the activities and programs at the school.
Leadership team has weekly meetings to exchange information, plan and monitor academic performance to ensure that operations are in compliance with established standards.

At PennSchool, with its Active Teaching and Learning methods, too little or too many students will affect classroom efficiency. The school chooses the number of 24-28 students per class to easily deploy Group – Pair – Share activities in the classroom. A class can easily be divided into groups of 2, groups of 4, 6 or 7 students to discuss, or groups of students with similar levels to have different support strategies …
In addition, teachers can easily help students approach the lesson through technology application, inquiry-based learning, project-based learning, problem-based learning …

PennSchool does not charge any fee for the Entrance Exam.

Usually, the Entrance Exam will take place on Saturday or Sunday and is expected to last from 2.5 – 3 hours (depending on the choosing program). For the detailed information, please contact the Admission Office through the phone number or send us Inquiry.
Read more about the Entrance Exam in Admission Process.

Depending on the program and school grade of students, the entrance exam will have different content and timing.
Read more about the Entrance Exam in Admission Process.

Students enrolling in the International Program will interview with foreign teachers in the entrance test. Students enrolling in the Integrated Bilingual Program will interview with both Vietnamese and foreign teachers. All students have paper-based and multiple-choice entrance exams depending on the grade registered.

The result will be informed to parents and students within 3-5 days.

Prospective students are encouraged to take the entrance exam at the school to assess their language skills and relevant skills in subjects. We will base on the assessment for admission and placement.
Still have questions? Leave us your contact information and questions at Admission Inquiry.

According to the decision to allow the teaching of the Pennsylvania High School program of the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, Spainish is the second foreign language subject. In the future, we plan to apply for permission to teach French as an additional language for students to choose.

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 grade 1 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 MAP Growth test is widely used in many schools in the US, and many other international schools around the world, this is part of the school’s assessments. Students who transfer or study abroad can still bring their study records to submit to other schools in Vietnam or abroad.

Yes, you can. At the beginning of every school year, parents will fill in the application form and students are required to take an Entrance Test for class classification.

Students studying the American International program cannot switch to the Vietnamese American Bilingual program.

International programs offer you many advantages when studying abroad. This includes English proficiency skills, important study skills such as effective presentation, critical thinking skills, creative thinking skills, and international thinking skills, along with a variety of choices for study and work after graduation.

Depending on the country’s requirements, students may need to take some additional courses. However, with the American curriculum standards and the experience of students who have studied and moved to live abroad, or merely study abroad, they can still transfer and continue their normal studies.

In particular, students graduating from ADP with a diploma issued by Greenville High School can increase their chances and ability to compete for scholarships on par with American students when applying to prestigious universities worldwide. Students also do not need to spend more time and money on the Foundation semester to become acquainted with advanced learning methods and skills in universities.

Students graduating from the ADP at PennSchool will receive an American diploma and transcript. These credentials are recognized around the world, including several international universities in Vietnam.

In addition, students can participate in many interesting subjects, such as Yearbook Journalism, Community Service, Engineering & Design – subjects that are common in American learning programs.

Students also have the chance to participate in the Advanced Placement program to accumulate college credits while still in high school.

In fact, 100% of ADP students graduated and earned prestigious scholarships to universities in the US, Australia, and Canada.

 

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