Colegio del Valle S.A.(Blue Valley School)
From Multiplaza, 1.2 Km. northwest, right hand side of the road, Guachipelín, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
+50 6 2215 2204
|General Director||Kathryn Scanlan|
|Date Appointed||August 1989|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Co-ed Age Range||3½-18|
|Number of pupils||780|
|Average Class Size||19|
|Authorised IB Programmes||IBDP|
|Diploma Coordinator||Patricia Prats|
School, Community and Students
Founded in 1989, BVS is a private, co-educational, bilingual Pre-K to 12th grade school which offers a challenging integrated curriculum of Costa Rican and International curricula. Student Nationalities: 67.2% are Costa Rican and 32.8% are international. While English is the language of instruction for the majority of the curriculum, Spanish is the social language and our students switch effortlessly between the two.
In 2018, Blue Valley joined INSPIRED, a leading global premium schools group educating over 48,000 students across an international network of over 62 schools on 5 continents. All the Inspired schools are individually developed and designed in response to their environment and location, delivering an excellent education to their respective communities.
Become the school of choice for parents who expect and appreciate an excellent bilingual, holistic education for their children.
To offer cutting-edge academic preparation and ensure that our students become individuals guided by a strong moral compass. A proper balance between the Humanities and the Sciences will support our academic goals, guided by the principle of a sound mind in a sound body. Blue Valley School models and teaches students to become architects of their destiny, wise decision makers, prudent risk takers, and active participants in local and global communities, safeguarding individual and collective rights and responsibilities inherent to a free society.