In 1997, when the new Elementary Education Law was enacted, İzmir SEV Elementary Schools were established as a K-8 school to carry on at elementary level the more than one hundred years’ worth of successful educational tradition and service of the American High-Schools.
In addition to its strong academic program and language education, SEV Schools also offer many extra-curricular activities, sports clubs and committees for students to participate in. In 2007, SEV Schools received CIS (Council of International Schools) accreditation status.
SEV Schools is a private, national school with the philosophy of developing a passion for lifelong learning, providing a solid foundation through developing the skills of observation, inquiry and research. İzmir SEV recognizes each student as an individual and strives to develop their social and environmental awareness, cognitive, social and emotional potential. İzmir SEV Schools graduates who achieve an average GPA of 75 and above in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade levels qualify for direct enrollment to the prep class of the SEV American College opened in Çekmeköy, İstanbul in the 2014-2015 academic year. Please click for more information about SEV American College.