Welcome to the American School in Taichung (AST)!
AST offers a rigorous education, focusing on the whole child and emphasizing the value of community. As soon as you enter the stunning school campus, you will feel comforted by the warm smiles and greetings from students, staff and faculty.
We are committed to providing our students with an excellent 21st century education in a safe and caring environment. Our core values of integrity, compassion, courage and contribution provide the foundation for an optimal teaching and learning environment for all of our community members.
Immersed in these core values, we create curriculum which challenges our students to:
We accomplish this by employing highly skilled, positive and caring professionals who inspire our students to attain personal excellence. Our curricular and extracurricular programs provide a rich and robust learning experience which our students thrive in. Our students, and teachers, love coming to school!
At AST, a comforting sense of community is something we very much cherish. As the proverb goes, it takes a village to raise a child and we believe our school community is that village. We promote collaboration amongst students, staff, faculty and parents and see this interconnectedness integral to establishing the very best learning environment.
Whether you are currently in our AST family, or are looking to join us, we welcome you to learn more about us through this site.
To inspire lifelong learners to make a positive impact on our world.
American School in Taichung is an international school which develops global citizens who strive for personal
excellence, demonstrate compassion, and live with integrity.
As lifelong learners and global citizens dedicated to personal excellence, we value
Act ethically and responsibly. Stand up for what you believe.
Accept challenges, take risks, and persevere through adversity.
Be mindful, empathetic and helpful.
Collaborate and lead to serve our communities and planet.
(SLOs) - Students will be able to: