How to enroll at Minerva Spanish School
To enroll each student must submit an application
and a one time (non-refundable) $30.00 US Registration
Fee. This fee guarantees your enrollment in the school
and your room for 7 days with a Guatemalan Family. This
fee is used to help offset some necessary school expenses
(ie print advertising, mailings, web hosting, design & maintenance,
flyers and other promotional expenses).
You may fill out your application and make a reservation online through our
secure server, by US Mail or by fax.
Payment methods are: Visa, MasterCard,
American Express, Money Order or Check.
You may pay the Registration
Fee using our secure online Reservation
Form, or use our Printable
Order Form which you can then send via Fax.
This Registration Fee is NOT part of your Tuition, which
you will pay upon arrival. You may pay your Tuition in
US Dollars, Guatemalan Quetzals or Traveler's Checks.
When your application and Registration Fee have been received,
you will receive an email confirmation of your reservation
at the school. Please remember that simply requesting classes
by email does not guarantee you a space in the school.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to
U.S. $175.00 Tuition Cost Includes
A Spanish Language course of five hours a day,
5 days a week with use of all materials available in
the level of Spanish attained during your study at Minerva
Homestay ONLY at Minerva Spanish School is $80.00/week.
Classes ONLY at Minerva
Spanish School are $100.00/week.
who are willing to commit to 10 weeks or more of Spanish
study, we offer a extended study discount of $160.00
per week. Contact
Us for further information regarding this offer.
If you would like to pay your tuition by credit card you may do so once you are here in Xela. A $14.00 extra fee per week is charged to cover the cost of processing a credit card payment. Tuition payment using credit card: $189.00/week
National Holidays in Guatemala
We do not
have classes on these dates, but frequently schedule special
- 31st and 1st of January.
- 24th and 25th of December.
- 1st of May, International day observing labor.
- 30th of October, National day of the revolution,
parades and other festival activities.
- 1st of November, Dia de Los Muertos, (Day of the
Dead). Special activities at the local cemetery, music,
food celebrations. Organized student activities this
- 15th of September, Independence of Guatemala. Activities
include the largest celebration in Central America,
parades, fireworks displays, etc.
- 25th of June, Day of the Teacher
- Good Friday of Easter, Semana Santa. Country-wide
celebration including processions, parades, local acts
and folkloric traditions. Student groups organized.