American School in Taichung: Taichung, Taiwan

Taichung, Taiwan, Province Of China

American School in Taichung: Taichung, Taiwan

Price Range ₤ 30,000 - 40,000 per annum

Introduction

American School in Taichung is a one through twelft h grade non-profit international school serving expatriate and internationally mobile families in T aichung, Taiwan. Many students speak more than one language, adding to the rich multicultural environm ent of the school. The school offers an American ba sed curriculum that allows for transfer to and from oth er international schools and western style educatio nal systems. The school is fully accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Our fir st graduating class was in 1996. The school was founded in 1989 and moved to a new f acility in the Ta Ken district of Taichung in 1998. It is nestled in the hills amongst bamboo groves and Budd hist temples just on the outskirts of the city. The campus includes twenty-five classrooms, two science labs, two computer labs, an art studio, a piano la b, two libraries, a theater, a cafeteria, a dance studio a nd an athletic field. In the spring of 2013, the L incoln Activity center will open, adding new state-of-art gym, cafeteria and multi-purpose areas. Most of the twenty-one faculty are from the United States and Canada. They are dedicated to quality teaching, allowing for differentiated instruction a nd individualization. Teaching strategies require p roblem solving and critical thinking by students in small groups and as individuals. Emphasis is given to stu dents becoming effective communicators and global citizen s. The academic and activities programs include a broa d range of Chinese language studies, Advanced Placement (AP) offerings, a focus on English langua ge and literature studies, an ESOL program and advanced math and sciences studies. High school stu dents receive support in the college admissions’ pr ocess through a junior / senior seminar with SAT review o pportunities. All students participate in a variety of classes in the fine and performing arts, a computer education program, and a physical education and he alth program. Additionally, extra–curricular activities provide experiences in team sports, student governm ent, music, drama performances, art exhibitions, journal ism and Model United Nations. Currently, AST offers eight Advanced Placement courses: AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP US History, AP Calculus AB, AP Literature, AP Chinese, AP Physics and AP Language. American School in Taichung offers many sports for both middle school and high school boys and girls, including: volleyball, soccer, softball, basketball, and cross country. The AST teams participate in tournaments that involve other international and bilingual schools on the island.
Year of foundation: 1989
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Website: http://www.ast.tc.edu.tw

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