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SCHOOL NAME:AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

http://www.ais.edu.hk/


                                 The American International School (AIS) is a fully accredited, independent, co-educational international school in Hong Kong. Serving families from Hong Kong’s local and international communities since 1986, it delivers a rigorous American standards-based educational program for students from Early Childhood to Grade 12. Its mission is to provide a comprehensive and challenging academic program that develops life-long learners and prepares students to meet the responsibilities and expectations of global citizenship. Its signature red-bricked campus located along Waterloo Road in Kowloon Tong is home to more than 800 students of over 30 nationalities. 

Recognized for its positive, student-centered approach to teaching and learning, its Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs) guide students towards becoming well-rounded individuals, empowered thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens. The academic program at AIS is enriched by a broad and diverse extracurricular program, vibrant visual and performing arts, an extensive sports program at both intra-mural and varsity levels, unique experiential learning opportunities, challenging leadership programs, dedicated community service, and a schoolwide commitment to supporting student success.

The “Expected Schoolwide Learning Results” form the holistic educational program at AIS. US standardized tests are taken by all Grades 3 to 11 students. Formal examinations begin in Grade 8. Advanced Placement examinations are held in May.  AIS is an approved AP and SAT Test Centre. 
 
AIS is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and a long-standing member of the East Asia Regional Council of Schools and the U.S. National Association of Independent Schools. AIS has an established record of student admissions to the most prestigious universities and colleges in the United States and internationally.

								

Contact details

125 WATERLOO ROAD KOWLOON TONG KOWLOON

Email:

admin@ais.edu.hk

Tel: 23363812
Fax: 23365276

Level

Age of students

Primary medium of instruction

Places
offered

Year of establishment

Secondary cum Primary

3-18

English

648

1986

School fees (HKD)  2017/18 school year

78,960-145,320  MORE
Operating Classes R1 R2 R3 Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4
Annual School Fees in HK$ 78,960* 117,600 117,600 123,000 123,000 123,000 123,000
Age 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
Operating Classes Y5 Y6 Y7 Y8 Y9 Y10 Y11
Annual School Fees in HK$ 132,400 132,400 132,400 132,400 145,320 145,320 145,320
Age 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
 
Operating Classes Y12            
Annual School Fees in HK$ 145,320
Age 17            

Accreditation (Year of last review)

District

Status

Curriculum

  1. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (2014)

Kowloon City District

Profit-making

American

Special arrangement for incoming families

AIS adopts a rolling admissions process throughout the year for grades with vacancies. New families are required to join our Parent Orientation Program prior to the start of school year.

Support for students with special education needs Financial assistance / scholarship Facilities for hire

Nil

Nil

Nil