Mareas Academy IN Samara, Costa Rica offers bilingual Pre-K, Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle and HIgh School programs.
In an age when children are becoming increasingly isolated, and many schools focus on rote memorization, standards, and spoon-feeding information to their students, in order to create the "perfect" student...
Mareas Academy is an International, bilingual, child centered private school in Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica that respects the whole child and approaches learning with respect to the multiple intelligences of our students.
At Mareas everyone is part of our diverse community and part of a supportive and welcoming family. We work together in small, challenging classes which are led by passionate, licensed, professional teachers who are able to adjust the classes to meet the needs of each particular student.
Adults, and children of all ages help one another throughout each day, working as a cohesive team and sharing and building important values of respect, kindness and community.
WE WORK TOGETHER
Our University trained and licensed teachers all hold teaching licenses in their respective countries. They know how to handle a classroom.
WE KNOW KIDS
At Mareas, we only teach children
ages 2-18. It's what we do. We love and respect each student; their success is our passion.
WE PLAY TOGETHER
At Mareas, we believe that learning is fun and that we are learning all of the time.
Students at Mareas Academy are encouraged to explore the world around them.
Classes are interactive and often involve projects, field trips, and exploration. We believe that learning should be a lifelong process and building the foundations early helps students to take responsibility for their own education and future. Learning through discovery is a dynamic process which encourages creativity, critical thinking and curiosity. Through this process our students also discover who they are as individuals. All students are encouraged to cooperate, help and support one another through this process.
Our school is located in the center of Playa Samara, Costa Rica ideal for walking to the beach, the forest, or just around town. We do our best to make our program accessible to all. We offer classes to children of all ages from Preschool and Kindergarten to Elementary School, Middle School, and High School students.
WE DISCOVER THROUGH SCIENCE
Students at Mareas investigate the world (and the Universe).
WE DISCOVER THROUGH NATURE
At Mareas we value our environment and appreciate the value of our unique location.
WE DISCOVER THROUGH ART
All of our students are encouraged to use their creativity every day.
Mareas Academy is the culmination of the dreams and aspirations of a few families who came together with a shared vision to offer their children a school within their community of Samara, Costa Rica which teaches civic responsibility and respect for oneself and others while working to instill an appreciation of learning and responsibility to our environment..
We strive to inspire and prepare each of our students to live purposeful, fulfilling lives based on principles of community and respect.
WE INSPIRE THROUGH HANDS ON EXPERIENCE
Whenever possible, we connect what we are learning with real-life experience.
WE INSPIRE THROUGH NATURE
A student garden, Environmental Education and frequent field trips to nearby nature preserves provide our students with a deeper understanding of each person's connection to our planet.
WE INSPIRE THROUGH ARTISTIC EXPLORATION
Our innovative teachers provide hands on experiences to learn new techniques.
CLASSES 8AM - 3PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Mareas Academy in Samara, Costa Rica offers bilingual education for Pre-Kindergarten through High School.
Accredited- Each of our students are individually accredited in Florida. This means that grades are legal in all countries that accept U.S. transcripts.
Small Classes- Never more than 15 students in a class.
Individual Attention- Our teachers carefully adjust the work to the level of each student, so every assingment is a challenge that can be met.
Regular Schedule- We are in school from 8-3 Monday to Friday. That makes it easy for you to plan your schedule!
Make New Friends-The students at Mareas love to meet new people and show them the ropes. Children of all ages play and learn together regularly, helping each other out along the way.