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Mission, Vision and Core Values

The American School of Guatemala (CAG) is an independent, non-profit, non-denominational, college preparatory institution that offers a rigorous academic program modeled after the best educational practices and methodologies of the United States of America. CAG is founded on the principles of a co-educational, bi-cultural (Guatemala-United States), bilingual (Spanish-English) program. It serves the Guatemalan community and other families who value a holistic approach to education. Respect for religious, political, social, and cultural diversity is a fundamental part of the school’s identity.

CAG is fully accredited in the U.S. by the New England Association of Colleges and Schools and is recognized by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education as a Laboratory School. As a member of the Del Valle Grupo Educativo, CAG is actively committed to the development of education in Guatemala.

Mission

The mission of the American School of Guatemala is to empower its students to achieve their full potential and to inspire them to lead meaningful lives as responsible members of a global society.

Vision

A legacy of meaningful lives that brings value to Guatemalan and global communities.

Dedicated to Making Our Mission a Reality!

Core Values - Character Counts

Character Counts are CAG's six pillars of core value guidelines that provide tools and strategies to foster a positive environment and produce exceptional results in the academic, social, emotional, and character development domains.