AEC The American College
Karmi Campus, Karaoglanoglu-Girne, Mersin 10, Turkey
Tel: (+90) 392 822 3381
Fax: (+90) 392 822 3384
National, UK, curricula.
330 students, 3-17 yrs.
AEC The American College is an independent school offering education
to students between the ages of 5 and 17. It aims to provide a high
quality, internationally based education to students of different
AEC The American College follows a British-based curriculum with
Turkish taught throughout the grades. IGCSE preparation as well
as 'A' levels are offered. All staff are fully qualified, hold degrees
and teaching credentials. The teaching staff has been recruited
internationally with eight different nationalities represented.
The AEC The American College is located at the base of the Besparmak
Mountains, overlooking the Mediterranean. The facilities are newly
opened with fully functional multimedia, Internet connected computer
labs, science labs, music hall, art studio, basketball and tennis
courts, and swimming facilities in addition to the classrooms.
The program at AEC The American College offered by the school includes
a variety of non-curricular activities for all pupils to ensure
that the education offers creative, artistic and expressive areas
to complement the academic areas. Participation in the local and
regional tournaments such as basketball, track and field, football,
swimming as well as art, mathematics, science and language continue
throughout the year. Annual trips to America and Europe are offered
for summer programs.
The AEC The American College school year begins in September and
finishes in June. Summer programs are available. An English examination
is required for those students wishing to enter second, third, fourth,
fifth or sixth grade. Provision is made for ESL students.