The American School of Madrid

Apartado 80
Madrid, 28080
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+34 917 401 900

Coeducational school for children 3-18, private, independent, non-profit, international student body from over 50 countries, U.S. College-preparatory curriculum with integrated Spanish Programa Oficial. International Baccalaureate, english-as-a-second-language, optimal match.

Founded in 1961, the school aims to provide students with an outstanding college-preparatory education. Today, ASM offers the U.S. high school curriculum, the International Baccalaureate and the official Spanish program. The vast majority of our students are granted admission into the college of their choice, be it in the United States, Spain, or elsewhere in the world.

The American School of Madrid was founded in 1961 to respond to the needs of international executives and their families and to provide a curriculum in English that would prepare graduates for entrance into American, Spanish and other universities around the world.

Today the School's academic reach embraces a heterogeneous international community residing in or around the Spanish capital. ASM educates students from nearly 50 countries who are native speakers in at least 20 different languages.

Situated on its own 10-acre campus in Pozuelo de Alarcón, a suburban residential area just twelve kilometers, seven miles, outside of the Spanish capital of Madrid.

The School prides itself of:

maintaining a very low teacher-student ratio throughout the Pre-kinder to the 12th grade program.

A rigorous curriculum requiring a minimum of 21.5 credits in acceptable high school courses in order to be eligible for an ASM diploma.

Outstanding college and university placement. ASM prepares its students to go on to attend some of the best American, Spanish and other international schools.

Faculty with an average teaching experience of 10 years, 75% holding graduate degrees (M.A. or Ph.D). Majority are U.S. trained teachers.

Trained specialists in Learning Disabilities, English-as-a-Second Language, Music, Art, Guidance Counseling, Library Science, Computers and Physical Education.

Providing an opportunity to achieve fluency in three languages -- English, Spanish and French.

Being a member of the National Honor Society and one of the only two chapters in Europe of the Cum Laude Society.

ASM also offers a financial aid program, and multi-student family discounts and the opportunity to participate in varsity and junior-varsity sports.The American School of Madrid (ASM) is a private, independent, not-for-profit co-educational day school for children in grades pre-k (age 3) through 12 (age 17/18).

Currently, the school enrolls approximately 800 students from over 50 countries around the world.

ASM is accredited by:

  • the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges,
  • the Spanish Ministry of Education and
  • the International Baccalaureate Organization.
  • We are affiliated with the European Council of International Schools (ECIS),
  • the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and
  • the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS).
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