What is an American education?

Coupled with a rigorous academic program that includes the core courses of math, science, social studies, history, and English,  we offer a full complement of art, music and physical education courses as well as many special courses such as robotics and public speaking. Our upper school program offers both the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate as options for students. In addition, our Mandarin program begins in Kindergarten and is designed to empower students to communicate with our host community and be able to pursue higher level Mandarin studies.

Taipei American School has provided expatriate students in Taipei with an exemplary American based educational program for over 70 years. Our curricular program represents the best of American education and is taught by over 300 highly qualified teachers. Our academic program provides the challenge and choice that helps all students be prepared for their next level of education. Our highly acclaimed arts and music programs provide students with strong foundational and performance skills. The KA-12 program is articulated so that each level leads to success in the next.

The co-curricular program at TAS offers a rich variety of after school clubs and activities that provide all students with a well-balanced educational experience. Please see the divisional curriculum sections below for specifics. Character education is woven throughout our program and focuses on the schoolwide values of respect, responsibility, honesty and kindness as well as developing global citizens who are morally and ethically prepared to give back to society. Threaded throughout the program in all three divisions are service projects and environmental awareness activities. Quite simply, TAS offers the very best of American education within an international context. If your goal is to have your child love to learn, know how to care for their personal well-being, and be committed to serving others, then TAS should be your school of choice.