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SCHOOL NAME:AMERICAN SCHOOL HONG KONG

http://ashk.edu.hk/


                                 American School Hong Kong (ASHK), a non-profit, college preparatory international school located in Tai Po in the New Territories, opened their Elementary School Division in 2016 for students from Kindergarten (age 5) to Grade 6. In 2017, the school opened their Middle School division and added a Grade 7 class. A Grade 8 class will be introduced in September 2018. 

English is the language of instruction and communication at the school. The US Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards will provide the framework for learning. Teachers will integrate a ‘STEAM’ program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in the Elementary and Middle School divisions. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) is available for High School students.The IB DP is characterized by its intellectual rigor, liberal arts tradition and international flavor. The curriculum promotes critical and analytical thinking. The IB Diploma is recognized by highly selective post-secondary institutions world-wide as an excellent or “gold standard” credential for admission.

ASHK is operated by Esol Education, a premium international education organization, with 40 years of expertise in establishing and operating international American schools. Currently, 11,000 students attend Esol’s nine schools across three continents. Graduates from Esol Schools are now attending leading universities worldwide, including Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale, Columbia, University of Toronto, and the London School of Economics.

Similar to all other Esol schools, ASHK will gain accreditation from the Middle States Association (MSA), Council of International Schools and the International Baccalaureate (IB).


								

Contact details

6 MA CHUNG ROAD TAI PO NEW TERRITORIES

Email:

school@ashk.edu.hk

Tel: 39194100
Fax: 39194112

Level

Age of students

Primary medium of instruction

Places
offered

Year of establishment

Secondary cum Primary

5-14

English

180

2016

School fees (HKD)  2017/18 school year

141,500-182,000  MORE
Operating Classes R3 Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6
Annual School Fees in HK$ 141,500 163,500 163,500 163,500 163,500 174,000 174,000
Age 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
 
Operating Classes Y7 Y8          
Annual School Fees in HK$ 182,000 182,000
Age 12 13          

Accreditation (Year of last review)

District

Status

Curriculum

    Nil

Tai Po District

Non-profit making

American

Special arrangement for incoming families

ASHK offers priority status to overseas applicants. Conditional acceptance can often be extended to an overseas applicant upon receipt of report cards, standardized test results (i.e. MAP) and a student reference.

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

Students with mild learning needs and an ability to access the full academic program are good candidates for admission.

Merit and needs-based Scholarships are available to deserving students.

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