Accreditation & Affiliations
The School is a member of various associations that sponsor activities and provide educational services. These organizations are:
- New England Association of Schools and Colleges
- Association of American Schools of Central America
- Tri-Regional Association of American Schools
- Association of American Schools in South America
- National Association of Independent Schools
The Association of American Schools of Central America (AASCA) was formed to support and encourage academic, artistic, athletic and cultural interaction between international schools that offer a US type education in Central America. It is felt that through the organization and sponsorship of these types of activities that all young people involved will be exposed to and benefit from the multicultural interaction. It is the desire of AASCA to promote a better understanding of multiculturalism among all races of young people through these events.
AASCA also strongly supports the continuing education of its member teachers and administrators through facilitating workshops and conferences that focus on the latest educational ideas and teaching methods from the United States. It is the desire of AASCA to improve the quality of all education in the countries in which they reside and create a greater awareness and appreciation for cultural diversity through the programs they sponsor.
The Tri-Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve on the quality of teaching and learning opportunities for schools in the region by organizing staff development opportunities that will expose teachers and administrators to best practice educational trends and methodologies, to provide an avenue for communication and cooperation among member institutions, and facilitate cooperation with national, state. local and non-government agencies in field of international education.
The Tri-Association is made up of three Sub-regional Associations; AASCA (Association of American in Central America), ACCAS (Association of American Schools in Colombia-Caribbean), and ASOMEX (Association of American Schools in Mexico). The Association is supported by the Office of Overseas Schools of the U.S. State Department and serves close to 90 schools in Central America, Colombia and Caribbean, and Mexico.
The Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA) was formed to discover and develop ways and means for improving understanding through international education; to improve upon the quality of teaching and learning in Association schools; to facilitate communication and cooperative action between and among all Association schools; and to facilitate cooperative action with national, state, local or non-governmental agencies in the field of international education.
AASSA's mission is to enhance the quality of education in American/international member schools.
The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad.
NAIS empowers independent schools and the students they serve. The association offers research and trend analysis, leadership and governance guidance, and professional development opportunities for school and board leaders.