Brent International School Baguio
Brent School was founded in 1909 by the Rt Rev Charles Henry Brent,
the first Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, to provide
for the educational needs of the sons of American, British, European
and Asian families.
The primary school at Brent International School Baguio goal is
to foster optimal development of the young child, to create a love
of learning, and to help him or her master the basic skills. The
secondary school curriculum reflects the international character
of the school and prepares students for universities worldwide.
The curriculum for the two senior grades is planned in accordance
with International Baccalaureate syllabuses. ESL is offered as needed.
The Brent International School Baguio has a multinational faculty,
22 with baccalaureate, and eight with masters degree. Local teachers
average six years stay; expatriates average four years. Fourteen
faculty members reside in the school. Students come from 12 countries.
The average length of stay is six years. Most students leave due
to parents' transfer of assignment. Ninety percent of graduates
go on to university.
The Brent International School Baguio year is from mid-August to
mid-June. A full sports programme, outdoor education classes and
an extensive community service program, are important activities.
Student Council, various clubs, and the arts and drama program are
features. Weekend activities are provided for boarders.
On a property of about 30 acres, premises comprising 19 buildings
include 24 classrooms, four science labs, two art studios, one music
room, gym, two libraries, A-V room/Little Theatre, two computer
rooms, a performing arts centre, a tennis court, extensive outdoor
education facilities and a working mini-farm. There are two dormitories
that can accommodate 65 boarders.
Students are admitted to Brent International School Baguio on the
basis of previous school records and evidence of good health. School-administered
testing determines grade placement. Applications are accepted year-round.