Frequent questions

1. What are the class schedules?

  • Elementary School from 7:45 to 14: 15 hrs.
  • Middle School from 7:45 am to 2:20 pm.
  • High School from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

2. Do you have Scholarship programs?

  • Family scholarships are offered starting with the third child enrolled in any of the Colegios del Real.
  • Family scholarships are offered from the 3rd. child enrolled in any of the Colegios del Real Schools.
  • Financial scholarships are offered to families that require it, according to socioeconomic studies, through a scholarship committee.

3. With regard to English, what percentage of English or other languages do students speak, and what certifications can students obtain?

  • The English load is 30% to 50%, depending on the grade, and covers not only the teaching of English as a language but also curricular subjects such as Science, Civics, Geography, History, etc.
  • French, German, and Italian are languages that are also part of the 1st to 4th-grade language range curriculum.
  • The certifications that can be obtained through the University of Cambridge are:
    • Starters (2nd grade)
    • Movers (4th)
    • Flyers (6th)
    • KET (7th)
    • PET (8th grade)
    • In addition, they are tested on TOEFL at the end of their Baccalaureate.

4. Why do you divide the sections into Elementary School, Middle School, and High School ? What about the Elementary, Middle School, and High School certificate?

The sections are divided into:

  • Four grades of
  • Elementary School (1st to 4th of Primary)
  • Four from Middle School (5th and 6th of Primary and first and 2nd of Secondary)
  • Four from High School (3rd of Secondary and High School)

The divisions are intended to promote healthy coexistence according to the age of the students by section. Each section has its own spaces and different hours for recreation and sports.

We are incorporated into the Ministry of Public Education. Therefore, all students have Elementary (6th grade), Middle (3rd grade), and the Colegio de Bachilleres de San Luis certificates (High School).

5. How many students are there per group and how many groups are there per grade?

The groups have about 25 students, and there are two groups in each grade.

6. Do all students take music classes? How many musical instruments do they have as a choice? Do they need to buy it?

  • All grades 1-9 take music classes in the morning as part of their regular subjects. In addition, they can take optional classes in the afternoons.
  • We have more than 15 musical instruments.
  • It is not necessary for them to buy instruments since they are all provided by the College.

7. What are the evening activities?

  • The sports activities take place in the evenings. We offer Soccer Football, Soccer 7, Athletics, Basketball, Chess, and Cross-Training.
  • Various workshops are offered: Music, Art, and Robotics, among others.
  • Academic counseling is also scheduled in the afternoons, free of charge, for students who require it.

8. How do you avoid Bullying?

Our personalized education model and staff training allow us to be close to each student and promptly detect any abnormal situation.

We have the Olweus International Certification, which is a Bullying Prevention Program in which Parents, Teachers, and Students are involved so that they detect and prevent any situation of Bullying.

Furthermore, we have a classroom team system that promotes collaborative work, leadership, and friendship among our students, substantially reducing the chances of conflict between them.

9. Why only males?

At the Instituto Real de San Luis we are convinced of the multiple benefits of the educational model of differentiated education by sex. These are based on recent advances in neurosciences that indicate that different rhythms, styles and learning modes between men and women are used to adapt and make the teaching-learning process more efficient.

Among the most obvious benefits are:

  • Environment where gender stereotypes do not exist.
  • Better development of self-esteem by not subjecting it to competition between genders.
  • Better academic levels.

10. What is the GAC? What are the advantages of studying the international GAC certification at this high school?

The GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) is an international certificate that is obtained when attending high school. It consists of a set of subjects compatible with our study plan, which prepares our students to enter different American universities and any other part of the world.

GAC subjects are taught in English, and we are the only institution in San Luis Potosí –and one of the few institutions in all of Mexico– with this international program.

11. Do you have agreements with universities for students who graduate from your high school?

Our graduates have access to the College's catalog of agreements with the main universities in the country, as well as access to an international pathway of more than 100 universities through our GAC certification.

This allows them to enter their first choice of career and university with a real scholarship approach.

The universities in agreement are:

  • Universidad Panamericana Campus Aguascalientes and Guadalajara.
  • University of Monterrey.
  • Universidad Anáhuac Querétaro, Mexico South and Mexico North.
  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara.
  • Banking and Commercial School.
  • Marist University of San Luis.
  • University of the Valley of Mexico Campus SLP.
  • Central University of Mexico.
  • Inter-American University for Development.
  • University of Advanced Technologies.
  • Arkansas State University .
  • Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí.
  • Polytechnic University of San Luis Potosí.
  • ITESM.
  • International University of Catalonia.