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Brazilian Ministry of Education

All our students are enrolled with the Ministry of Education (MEC). Portuguese language and literature are taught along with História and Geografia. Students must meet MEC requirements in order to graduate with a Brazilian Certificate, offering them access to local alongside international universities.

School Equivalence Guideline (2)

School Equivalence Guideline:

Age

St. Nicholas Years

St. Nicholas Programmes

IB

Brazilian Equivalence

1.6 – 2

TinyTots 1

Early Years Programme
(Pinheiros e Alphaville Campus)

Infantil I

2 – 3

TinyTots 2

Infantil II

3 – 4

Nursery

Primary Years Programme

Infantil III

4 – 5

Kindergarten 1

Pré-escola I

5 – 6

Kindergarten 2

Pré-escola II

6 – 7

Grade 1

Primary School Programme
(Pinheiros & Alphaville Campus)

1º ano Ensino
Fundamental

7 – 8

Grade 2

2º ano Ensino
Fundamental

8 – 9

Grade 3

3º ano Ensino
Fundamental

9 – 10

Grade 4

4º ano Ensino
Fundamental

10 – 11

Grade 5

5º ano Ensino
Fundamental

11 – 12

Grade 6

Secondary School Programme
(Pinheiros Campus)


Middle Years Programme
(Alphaville Campus)

Middle Years Programme

6º ano Ensino
Fundamental

12 – 13

Grade 7

7º ano Ensino
Fundamental

13 – 14

Grade 8

8º ano Ensino
Fundamental

14 – 15

Year 9

9º ano Ensino
Fundamental

15 – 16

Year 10

1º ano
Ensino Médio

16 – 17

Year 11

Diploma Programme
(Pinheiros Campus)

Diploma Programme

2º ano
Ensino Médio

17 – 18

Year 12

3º ano
Ensino Médio

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org

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