We start at 8:05 am and end at 3:20 pm. Sports practices run from 3:30 pm to 5:45 pm.
what is the school's calendar year?
We follow a North American school calendar starting in August and ending in June. We take a six week break mid-December through end of January and mid-June through end of July.
how many students per classroom?
Our classroom size will vary between 22 to 24 students, depending on class dynamics.
what curriculum does the school offer?
All students follow an American Curriculum and receive an American high school diploma. Students may concurrently take course work taught in Portuguese to earn a Brazilian diploma.
what are the student demographics?
Our student body is approximately 25% North American, 30% Brazilian, 35% Asian, and 10% other nationalities.
does the school hold accreditation?
We are accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (AdvancEd/SACS), Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and Ministério da Educação (MEC).
Since 1960, PACA has served the local and international community of São Paulo as a Christian, American and Brazilian curriculum school. Our education integrates Biblical truth in all areas of instruction to guide the hearts and minds of our students and our academic program allows students to receive two diplomas, American and Brazilian, upon graduation which opens doors for them to study in the best universities in the USA, Brazil or throughout the world.