Guadalaviar School

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Colegio Guadalaviar
Location
Coordinates39°28′30″N 0°21′20″W / 39.4751°N 0.3556°W / 39.4751; -0.3556Coordinates: 39°28′30″N 0°21′20″W / 39.4751°N 0.3556°W / 39.4751; -0.3556
Information
TypeInternational school, all-girls school
Established1959
HeadmistressMrs Bolinches
GenderGirls
Age range3 - 18
Enrolment35 - 50
Education systemIGCSE, A-level, Cambridge English Language Assessment
Website

Colegio Guadalaviar is an international Roman Catholic all-girl school in Valencia, Spain. They educate girls from around the world between the ages of 3 to 18. It was founded in 1959 by Catholic saint Josemaría Escrivá[1] he school is regarded as one of the most exclusive schools, and was mentioned as 'the best'.[2][3][4] The curriculum includes Spanish Baccalaureate [5][6] It is named for Guadalaviar river, a Spanish river which has its source in the Montes Universales in the mountain ranges of the northwesternmost end of the Sistema Ibérico.


Organisation[edit]

The school is divided into three divisions—Elementary (pre-kindergarten to grade six), Middle (grades seven, and eight, nine and ten), and High School (grades eleven and twelve). The typical class has twenty students, with many language classes considerably smaller.

Mathematics Olympiad[edit]

The Guadalaviar's Mathematics Olympiad is Valencia's top mathematical problem-solving competition for High School students. The first Guadalaviar's Mathematics Olympiad was hele in 1992. It is sponsored by Generalitat Valenciana, City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia CF and Caixabank. [7]

Rankings[edit]

According to 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Placed in terms of Spanish University Access Tests 2[8] 2[9] 1[10][11] 2[12][13] 1[14] 2 2 1[15][16] 1
The best schools in Valencia according to El Mundo 2[17] 1[18] 2[19] 2 [20] 2[21] 1 1[22] 2[23]

In 2018 Guadalaviar passed the PISA exams and the results were even better than the means obtained by the centers in Finland, which remained the best performing country overall in Europe.[24][25]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guadalaviar". colegioguadalaviar.es. Archived from the original on 2016-03-07. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  2. ^ "100 mejores colegios de España", El Mundo, 2016-01-22, retrieved 2016-03-03
  3. ^ "100 mejores colegios de España" (PDF), El Mundo, 2013-01-22, retrieved 2016-03-03
  4. ^ "Los mejores colegios en Selectividad", Las Provincias, 2013-05-08, retrieved 2016-03-03
  5. ^ "LOGSE" (PDF) (in Spanish). Ministry of Education (Spain). 1990. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-09-12. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  6. ^ MejoresColegios (in Spanish), MejoresColegios
  7. ^ http://www.levante-emv.com/comunitat-valenciana/2016/04/24/800-finalistas-jornada-matematica/1408533.html
  8. ^ http://vael-valenciaeducaenlibertad.blogspot.com.es/2011/11/ranking-de-selectividad-2011-por.html
  9. ^ http://ieslamelva.edu.gva.es/imagenes/varias/selectividad_cv_2011.pdf
  10. ^ http://www.abc.es/20121031/local-comunidad-valenciana/abci-selectividad-mejores-201210311029.html
  11. ^ http://colegioguadalaviar.es/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/2012_11_Selectividad2012ranking.pdf
  12. ^ http://colegioguadalaviar.es/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ranking_elmundo_2013.pdf
  13. ^ http://estaticos.elmundo.es/documentos/2013/03/29/colegios.pdf
  14. ^ http://colegioguadalaviar.es/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2014_07_04_resultados_selectividad_02.jpg
  15. ^ http://servicios.lasprovincias.es/documentos/notas-selectividad-2017-colegios-alumnos.pdf
  16. ^ https://www.levante-emv.com/elementosWeb/gestionCajas/LMV/File/2017/ranking-pau.pdf
  17. ^ http://www.elmundo.es/especiales/2011/02/valencia/50colegios/valencia.html
  18. ^ http://estaticos.elmundo.es/documentos/2012/04/02/colegios.pdf
  19. ^ http://estaticos.elmundo.es/documentos/2013/03/29/colegios.pdf
  20. ^ http://www.elmundo.es/comunidad-valenciana/2014/03/24/532f149722601d640f8b4576.html
  21. ^ http://www.elmundo.es/comunidad-valenciana/2015/03/28/55158aa1268e3ed0148b457a.html
  22. ^ http://estaticos.elmundo.es/documentos/2017/03/29/colegios.pdf
  23. ^ http://www.elmundo.es/comunidad-valenciana/2018/03/24/5ab536c4e2704ec5108b4589.html
  24. ^ "About PISA". OECD PISA. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  25. ^ http://estaticos.elmundo.es/documentos/2018/03/25/50%20MEJORES%20COLEGIOS%201.pdf