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Taipei American School

Taipei American School
台北美國學校
Address:
800 ZhongShan N. Rd., Sec. 6, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan, 11152
台北市中山北路六段800號

Tel: 2873-9900
Fax: 2873-1641
Website: www.tas.edu.tw
Company Descrption:

Taipei American School (TAS), founded in 1949, is an independent, coeducational Pre-K to 12 day school offering an American-based education for students from 38 countries. Two semesters run August-December and January-June.

Organization:

A hybrid board of nine elected Board members and two appointed Board members governs TAS.

Community:

TAS is located in Tianmu, a northern suburb of Taipei. Parents include business professionals, foreign government employees, and educators.

Curriculum:

TAS is known for its strong academics, dynamic integration of technology, extensive co-curricular activities, character education, and fine arts. Exemplary subject standards and benchmarks from the U.S. make up the curriculum. Grades 9-12 offer a rigorous, college-preparatory program with honors, AP, and IB courses, leading to a U.S. high school diploma or an IB diploma. More than 98% of TAS graduates continue studies at colleges and universities, primarily in the U.S. Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredits TAS.

Faculty:

289

Enrollment:

2,298

Facilities:

Occupying 6.5 hectares, the school has approximately 250 classrooms, including science, robotics, and computer labs. The campus is wireless to support the one-to-one laptop initiative in Grades 3-12. The campus also features a four-story library/IT/ media complex, music and art facilities, three dance studios, and three theaters. Sports facilities include three gyms, tennis courts, a track, two playing fields with artificial turf, a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, putting and driving green, and a fitness center. The cafeteria, pizza bar, Village Snack Bar, and Fitness Café serve nearly 3,000 patrons per day.

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