The American School Foundation
The American School Foundation is a non-profit bilingual K-12 IB-accredited school offering the best of American university-preparatory education using the latest teaching methods, up-to-date facilities and highly qualified international teaching staff. Calle Bondojito 215, Col. Las Americas, 01220 CDMX.
About The School
The American School Foundation (ASF) was founded in 1888 by expats wishing to provide the best of an American-style education to students in Mexico City. It has upheld that mission for more than 125 years.
ASF aims to foster a caring, diverse student body and an inclusive community, promoting academic excellence, recruiting talented teachers and leadership and providing a 21st-century learning environment with modern infrastructure.
Our ultimate goal is to nurture responsible young men and women who meet their potential and will be leaders in facing the challenges of our global society.
The American School Foundation boasts a diverse student body of more than 40 nationalities. The majority of students come from the United States and the host nation. ASF operates a comprehensive network of school busses that bring students to and from the campus safely.
All students follow the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ program requirements for the United States high school diploma, with optional high school coursework available through the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs.
The Secretaria de Educacion Publica (Mexican Ministry of Education) and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexican National Autonomous University) revalidate ASF studies for grades K through 12 and 10 through 12, respectively.
ASF’s high academic standards allow students to transfer to other schools around the world seamlessly and place into top international universities.
Athletics and Extended Learning
The American School Foundation boasts top-class athletics and sporting facilities, including a 25-meter swimming pool, indoor basketball courts, tennis courts, a running track and several American football and soccer football fields.
Students can receive professional coaching in their choice of seven major sports.
ASF also offers 30 extended learning activities so students can further pursue and develop their artistic, academic and scientific interests from a young age.
The American School Foundation Lower School caters to students in grades 1 through 5. ASF’s Lower School follows the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, preparing students to become caring and active lifelong learners who respect themselves and others and participate not only in the classroom, but also in the world around them.
The school boasts 40 homeroom classrooms as well as additional classrooms for art, music, a hands-on center, a library, a language learning center, a multipurpose gymnasium, two playing fields and other recreational areas. Students thrive with the support from an international faculty, three dedicated student deans, three student counselors an activity specialist and more.
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