Escuela Internacional Sampedrana

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Escuela Internacional Sampedrana
PO Box 565
San Pedro Sula, Cortes
Type Private Coeducational
Established 1953
Faculty 100
Grades Pre K-12
Enrollment 1200
Mascot Bulldog

Escuela Internacional Sampedrana, EIS is a private coeducational K-12 school located in the Lomas del Potosí neighborhood of San Pedro Sula, Cortés Department, Honduras.

The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).[1]

EIS is a member of ABSH (Association of Bilingual Schools of Honduras) and AASCA (American Association of Schools in Central America). EIS has 27 AASCA championships, between soccer, basketball, volleyball and track and field (T-third most).


The faculty for EIS is composed of 40% Honduran teachers, 25% Canadian and 35% US teachers. All other staff that is not related to teaching is 95% Honduran and 5% International. All teachers at EIS have at minimum a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.


Separate buildings house the preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school students. The administration offices, main library, auditorium, and gymnasium are in separate buildings. Athletic facilities include a lower school playground, indoor and outdoor courts for basketball and volleyball, and playing fields for soccer and softball. The school recently inaugurated new locker rooms next to the soccer fields.

The school has 61 classrooms, as well as science and computer laboratories, music rooms, a media center, and a separate preschool building. The elementary complex was renovated during the summer of 1997. The middle school was renovated during the summer of 2004. The preschool building was renovated during the summer of 2002.

The school has two libraries — one at the elementary school and one at the middle/high school. A collection is being started for the preschool. Students can find material in English and Spanish.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Extracurricular activities include:

  • National Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • The Student Senate
  • Yearbook
  • Environmental Club
  • Knowledge Bowl
  • Presidential Classroom
  • Model United Nations
  • Band
  • Drama
  • Chess
  • HACIA Democracy
  • Global Issues Network


  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Track and Field
  • Cross Country
  • Cheerleading


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