The Greek School of Bucharest “Athena” was founded in 2008 and is considered the only public, by the Greek Authorities, School in Romania.
The School follows the Greek Public Educational System in terms of structure, learning and time program with high emphasis on the Greek values, culture and traditions.
The school was founded and still operates under a mutual collaboration agreement between a) the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs of Greece b) the Greek Embassy in Romania and c) the Association of Parents of the School.
Subject to this agreement: School teachers and top management of the school is appointed by the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs which is also financing their annual expenses, while the overall administration and operation of the School is covered and financially supported by the School’s Parent Association.
As such, all operating costs for the efficient and effective operation of the school, are financed by the parents, the Hellenic Business Community in Romania and numerous of physical persons.
Mission and values
The key mission of the Greek School of Bucharest «Athena» is to provide a safe learning environment to all kids in Romania that wish to be educated in accordance with the Greek Public Educational System.
Emphasis is given and in fact encouraged upon inquiry, teamwork, mutual respect, and collaboration.
After school courses allow us for flexibility and proper customization giving to our kids additional education, support and development of skills.
Our main purpose is to provide a total and integrated education at the highest level for our kids, based on the Greek values of culture and heritage: honesty, respect, tolerance, cooperation, responsibility and ethics.
The school and the Parents Association, together, they promote a healthy and well balanced perspective of life through a mix of school and after school activities. Being considered as a Greek Public School, we are not restricted from participating in a dozen of international, cultural and athletic activities and competitions thereby giving our kids the opportunity to interact domestically on a global level.
The “Athena” Greek School of Bucharest, is located on the north part of Bucharest, in a safe and quiet residential area.
The school is located on a really very close distance to one of the biggest parks of Bucharest, the Herestrau Park thereby providing access to a number of activities for after school time.
Transportation services to and from the school are provided subject to the inquiries of kids and their parents.