Anglo-American School of Sofia

Co-Education (4-18)
Day School
+359 2 923 8810
1 Siyanie Street, Pancharevo, 1137 Sofia, Bulgaria
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Year of Foundation 1967
Enrollment Phase / Grades Pre-k – 12
Boarding Day School
Number of students 540
Nationalities 47
Teacher Student Ratio 1-5
Accreditations NEASC, CIS, IB School, Member of COBIS
Headmaster James Urquhart
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min) EUR 14'250
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max) EUR 23'655

Description

Тhe Anglo-American School of Sofia was established in 1967 and offers education services to children of ages between 4 and 18. The school is accredited by NEASC and CIS. AAS-Sofia is an authorized IB World School.

Our core values are commitment, respect and excellence. Our mission is to engage, support and prepare each student for today and tomorrow. The premier Pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 international school in the Balkans, we offer a well-rounded and rigorous program. The Anglo-American School of Sofia (AAS) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), as well as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). Our graduates are accepted to, and attend excellent universities in Bulgaria and around the world, including Cambridge and Harvard. Beyond academics, AAS values and celebrates the arts, athletics and service – offering over 50 extra-curricular activities. Through the hard work of a dedicated community and staff, AAS earns multiple awards, among these: Best Service Provider by Forbes Bulgaria (2011), and Building of the Year (2006 and 2012). Each year AAS offers full scholarships to talented Bulgarian students.

Academics

Curriculum

Our formal curriculum is anchored in standards and benchmarks from our Pre-Kindergarten program up through to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, with an emphasis on concept-based and experiential learning. Teachers use a variety of teaching techniques to best meet the unique needs of each student. At times students may be engaged in guided inquiry, collaborative research and self-discovery and, at other times, they may work with a small group or receive one-to-one support.

Languages of instruction

English

Foreign languages

French, Spanish, Bulgarian

Examinations

International Baccalaureate

University counseling

Yes

Learning support

Yes

Extra-Curricular

As a part of the Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) AAS offers a number of activities and sports for students to get involved in, such as: basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, Knowledge bowl, Model United Nations (MUN) etc. Aside from CEESA activities and athletics, the school offers activities such as: Taekwondo, Aikido, Pottery, ballet and coding.
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