INTRODUCTION TO Aquinas American School – High School
Aquinas American School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school, founded in 2012 that offers the U.S. school curriculum complemented with Spanish Language as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
Information about Aquinas America School – Elementary Campus is available here.
LOCATION / CAMPUS
Aquinas American School – High School is located in Pozuelo de Alarcón, a Spanish municipality in the Community of Madrid in the northwest of the capital.
CURRICULUM / AGES (GRADES)
The school offers the following programmes:
American High School Program from Grade 9 to Grade 12 (14 to 18 years of age).
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program for Grades 11 and 12 (16 to 18 years of age).
Language of Instruction: English.
Extra Languages: INA
Language Support: INA
STATISTICS for both campuses (Elementary and High Campus)
Number of students: 740 students
Number of nationalities: Around 40 different nationalities
Predominant nationality: INA
Class size Average: 11 Student : Teacher Ratio
Class size Maximum: INA
Enrolment period: The school has accepts applicants throughout the year.
Waiting list: INA
Admission criteria: The school evaluates each application and will grant admission based on the following criteria:
-Each applicant’s previous school record.
-Letters of recommendation.
-An individual assessment consisting of a personal interview and age appropriate entrance exams.
-Knowledge of and interest in the schools philosophy and project, including extracurricular activities.
-Commitment to the school’s mission.
School Fees Structure: Academic Year 2022-2023
Year Level Annual Payments
American High School Diploma (Grades 9 to 12) € 10,200
IB Diploma Program (Grades 11 and 12) € 12,200
Extra support is provided if needed for students with a higher level of needs.
Student Support: Yes. The school provides individualized support and follow-up to students who face a wide range of difficulties (both academic and personal).
School Bus: Yes
Boarding Services: Yes.