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.
A legacy of meaningful lives that brings value to Guatemalan and global communities.
CAG (Colegio Americano de Guatemala) 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.
Thank you for considering the American School of Guatemala as an educational option. Whether you are a family living in Guatemala or if your family is considering a possible relocation, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the admission procedure prior to submitting an online application.
We offer places to students where available and in accordance with our admissions policies. Please review our School Age Placement Guide to understand the grade for which your child will be considered before moving forward with the application.
Please note: There is a non-refundable fee of Q2,500 payable once you submit the online application. Please read the payment instructions before submitting the application.