Hispaniola Spanish School

year founded
type of school Language School
maximum number of native students/week (outside summertime) 0
maximum number of foreign students/week (summertime) 20
number of permanent/free-lance teachers 3/8
maximum number of students / average group size 8 / 3-5
average age of students 25 / 35
bilingual staff, program director yes
percentage of students between 17-20 years-old 22%
percentage of college students 20&
percentage of students from USA 55%
class duration 4 hours / day (55 min session ) 8:30 - 12:30
top two reasons students select us High quality teaching, fast progress
number of classrooms 8
free use of e-mail yes
fax service no
computer-based training no
cafe/restaurant service on the premises no
terrace yes
quiet urban location yes
Host Family  
meals per day with homestay not included. Available plans with 1, 2 or 3 meals per day
maximum number of students assigned per family 3
private bedroom yes
private bathroom no
shared bedroom yes
walking distance from school yes
hot shower no
special preferences taken into account re: smoking, restricted diets, children, distance to school, etc. yes
flexible arrival/departure dates yes
host families -  families with teens/children yes
special accommodations for teens n_a
family change without surcharge if not satisfied yes (first 3 days)
Spanish program/Related activities  
year round offerings of group classes / private classes yes
combined group and private instruction yes
special programs for middle school, high school and college groups no
child care and baby care workshops no
executive option (super intensive) yes
weekend classes no
minimum / standard / maximum number of hours per day 4 / 4 / 6
special camp for children no
Spanish for professional purposes yes
study counseling service yes
cultural activity program / cost yes / included
academic credit available yes