A History of Taipei American School


We invite you to explore the rich history of our school as we celebrate 70 years of Taipei American School. From the basement of a seminary in 1949 with eight students in attendance to our modern, 21st-century campus with an enrollment of nearly 2,400 students, our school has evolved dramatically over the past 70 years. The first graduating class of 14 seniors in 1956 went on to become business, civic, and government leaders around the world and in Taiwan itself, just as the graduates of 2019 will do. As a community, we have come so far and continue to expand the options and opportunities of every TAS student. By planning for a school that meets the needs of our students today, and those of their children’s children for generations to come, our evolution influences us as we strive for excellence in all that we do.