Finding the Best American International Schools in Singapore

Singapore American School was founded in 1956 by a group of expatriates who invested money to create an American school Singapore experience. It opened with 200 students. It expanded year after year and now hosts remarkable and state-of-the-art facilities, including a rainforest and impressive marker spaces. It is no longer one of Singapore’s only American schools. In fact, there are four in total. How do you know which school is right fit for your child? Find out more here.

List of Top American International Schools in Singapore

Singapore American School

Singapore American School (SAS) is one of the largest schools in Asia, set within a 36-acre site. The academic focus is flexibility, personalized learning, new course offerings, and passion pathways. SAS Singapore offers 25 Advanced Placement (A.P.) courses, the A.P. Capstone Diploma program. SAS is one of the largest single-campus K-12 schools in the world.

Stamford American International School

SAIS is part of the Cognita Group of international schools. It is a large school on two campuses with almost 3,000 children aged two months to 18 years. It is part of the Cognita Group of international schools. It is an International Baccalaureate (I.B.). It offers the American Education Reaches Out (AERO) multiple graduation pathways, either the IB Diploma or A.P. Diploma, along with an accredited Stamford High School Diploma.

International Community School (ICS)

ICS is a medium-sized Christian school with 450 students for students from 4 to 18 years. It offers a broad American curriculum that assists students in accessing top universities in the U.S.

XCL American Academy

XCL American Academy opened in 2022 - Singapore's newest American school. It caters to students aged 2 to 14. The school plans to offer a high-quality, rigorous American education.

The American international schools in Singapore devise a core curriculum. Students can achieve high school credits to enter universities in the US. These schools have many similar themes and practices, even though they don't all follow the same curriculum. There is no American National Curriculum as such.

Criteria for Choosing a American International School in Singapore

There are many factors to consider when choosing an American school. What differentiates one from the other? What qualifications will my child leave school with? All of these questions are important, and before you take the plunge and apply, it is best to get all your questions answered. Ensure the schools are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Any school which does not publish its GPA scores or university acceptance is not worth considering. The US learning style is inquiry-based, with ample opportunities for students to explore specific interests and talents. The learning experiences are excellent. Ensure the school you visit has all of these incredible opportunities.

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