Physical address: 172-180 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2
Website: www.theamericanschool.edu.vn
Email: info@tas.edu.vn
Telephone: +84 28 3519 2223
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Curriculum: American
Ages: 1.5 to 18 


Background

The American School of Vietnam (TAS) is a young school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The school aims to engage students in critical thinking, investigation, inquiry, problem-solving, writing and research and to prepare them for admission to universities abroad in the United States, Europe and beyond.

Over 25 nationalities are represented in the faculty and student body. The school follows an American curriculum with an international perspective for both Vietnamese and international students. After-school clubs include swimming, theatre, yoga, dance and others. The school has excellent facilities including wireless access on both campuses, each of which has its own library and canteen. There are also dedicated art, music, drama, dance and IT rooms, a soccer field, basketball courts and a swimming pool.


What the school says

“Join a growing American School where certified and experienced teachers engage students in critical thinking, investigation, inquiry, problem-solving, writing and research. In this school students discover new ideas and learn study skills to prepare for admission to universities abroad in the United States, Europe and beyond.” 


Curriculum

The school follows a complete American curriculum in accordance with the California Standards of Learning. There is regular standard assessment testing, and in Grade 10, the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude tests are given out in October. Seniors study toward the American High School Diploma and Advanced Placement (AP) International Diploma.


Fees

Fees for the 2020/2021 year range from 289,225,000 VND for pre-nursery up to 631,925,000 VND for Grade 12.


From the head teacher

"We are proud to be an American school that promotes and supports many cultures. We realize that we are educating students for a global world and having a multicultural perspective will help them to achieve excellence no matter where they are or what they choose to do in life. We encourage students to demonstrate the best of themselves every moment of every day and to make beneficial contributions to their classrooms and grade levels." 

– Katherine Simmons, Middle and High School Principal


Further reading

►For more, see International Schools in Ho Chi Minh City

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