Secondary School Handbook

Welcome to the Secondary School at Escuela Campo Alegre!

Mr. Mark Pleasants
Secondary School Principal

Welcome to the Secondary School at Escuela Campo Alegre! Much is expected of students, faculty and parents in the Secondary School at Escuela Campo Alegre (ECA). The more familiar you are with the academic and behavior expectations the more successful your son or daughter will be. Our collaboration as parents and professionals is the best assurance that students will fulfill their potential. It is with this intent we publish the Secondary School Handbook. Please read this handbook carefully and use it as a first resource whenever you have questions about academic and behavioral programs, policies or practices.

In the ECA Secondary School, we actively pursue programs that are intellectually rigorous, further develop co-curricular opportunities, and encourage professional interpersonal skills in our “Culture of Respect and Responsibility.” We leverage these pillars through the use of online technologies. In concert with this, the ten IB Learner Profile attributes are highlighted in all courses and activities: inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled,
open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced, and reflective learners. These allow us to pursue, and indeed achieve, our Mission, Vision and Core Values. This handbook will not only make you aware of expectations but also alert you to the range of opportunities available. With the information herein, you will be well on your way to capitalizing on educational opportunities and tailoring a complete program that will help students to achieve goals and pursue passions. The information in the handbook is complemented by our Secondary School Program of Studies which provides more detailed information on courses, course of study selection and course of study pathways offered by our school.

If I can assist you in any way this year, please feel free to contact me directly by phone, email or with a drop-in visit.

Who We Are


A learning community that nurtures students to excel in a trusting and enduring environment.


Based on the ECA mission statement (February 2012), the ECA Board of Directors affirms the following vision to guide the continuing learning process. ECA is a school where students work daily with real-life problems and issues and are consistently given opportunities to acquire the relevant knowledge and develop the leadership and practical and ethical skills to solve those problems effectively. They will be risk-takers and innovators, equipped with both the skills and spirit to contribute, to be successful, and to invent the future.