Peterson Schools were named the first reference school (Google Reference School) in Latin America and the first outside the United States and the United Kingdom. This distinction is granted to schools that have successfully implemented the use of Google tools for the development of their educational programs.
The following Mexican educational authorities officially recognize the Peterson Schools’ academic program. Each level at the Peterson Schools is run under the supervision and with the accreditation of various authorities:
MEXICAN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC EDUCATION (SEP)
Marco para la convivencia escolar:
Unidad de Atención al maltrato y abuso sexual infantil (UAMASI):
Buzón escolar: Teléfono 36018700
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO
Lo anterior permite a los alumnos Peterson la acreditación de sus estudios en estas instituciones educativas en México, así como en el extranjero. Adicionalmente, el programa académico de los Colegios Peterson está acreditado y evaluado por:
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS (SAIS)
La acreditación de SAIS es un proceso voluntario de autoevaluación y mejora continua que refleja el cumplimiento de las normas/indicadores y estándares requeridos; implica un auto-estudio; e incluye una revisión por parte de educadores de otros colegios independientes de los Estados Unidos. La acreditación de SAIS busca ayudar a los colegios independientes a cumplir con los estrictos requisitos centrado en la propia filosofía de la escuela y sus esfuerzos para cumplir su propia misión.
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IBO)br>
The Peterson Schools has been authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Organizations’ Diploma Program since 2004.
The IB Diploma Program applies to students in the last two years of High School. Internationally recognized thanks to the organization’s rigorous evaluation system, the IB Diploma allows High School graduates access to the best universities around the world.
Peterson Schools are accredited by AdvancED (SACS/CASI) which entitles our students to receive a certificate that validates their studies and grants them a US High School Diploma.
Because of its membership in the following educational organizations, the Peterson Schools can offer its teaching staff and students excellent opportunities for professional development, academic excellence and exchange programs:
AMERICAN SCHOOLS ORGANIZATION OF MEXICO (ASOMEX)
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS (NAIS)
External evaluation is an extremely valuable tool that measures skills and academic advancement and allows the Peterson Schools to effectively detect grown opportunities for each students and define individual strategies to support the strengthening of these areas.
The Northwest Evaluation Association MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) standardized tests are given from the first grade of Primary School up through the 10th grade. They allow us to evaluate academic performance in Mathematics, Language Usage and Reading in English.
This test evaluates the level of learning of the English language and it is given to students in Upper School.
These standardized tests created by Mexico’s Department of Public Education are presented in Primary and Middle School.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is implemented during the last two years of High School.
The College Board exams are widely recognized and highly prestigious in the United States and Mexico. These tests are only given at institutions with high academic levels, such as the Peterson Schools.