At A Glance
Our mission guides the work we do at the American School of Quito with each member of our professional team dedicated to creating a nurturing environment for students to excel. Through meaningful traditions and engaging educational experiences, students grow into well-rounded human beings.
"To educate with excellence, in an environment of liberty, responsibility, and democracy, well-rounded human beings with integrity, committed to their well-being, that of society, and the environment."
"To be recognized as the leading bilingual school for excellence, in the forefront of academic and humanistic programs, educating in a safe and harmonious environment, well-rounded human beings with integrity capable of making positive change."
Respect: To demonstrate consideration towards ourselves, others, and everything that surrounds us, accepting and appreciating differences.
Solidarity: A sincere commitment, free of ulterior motives, to take individual or group action that will benefit others.
Honesty: Transparency in our actions and relationships with others.
Responsibility: To fulfill with excellence our obligations and assume the consequences of our actions.
Inner Strength: To face life with optimism and courage.
During our more than 80 years of serving the educational needs of families in Ecuador, the school has earned national and international recognition for achievements in academics, fine arts, athletics, and culture. Our current student body is comprised of approximately 2000 students – from Nursery to Twelfth Grade – and has among it the children and grandchildren of the first families.
We are a mixed, private, secular, and non-profit institution and are accredited by Cognia and the Ministry of Education of Ecuador as well as recognized by the International Baccalaureate Organization.
Graduates can obtain three diplomas: one accredited in the United States, the diploma of the Republic of Ecuador, and the diploma from the International Baccalaureate.