American School of Warsaw
Bielawa, ul Warszawska 202, 05-520, Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland
Tel: (+48) 22 702 8500
Fax: (+48) 22 702 8599
International, IB, US curricula.
800 students, 4-19 yrs
The American School of Warsaw (ASW), founded in 1953, is a private,
non-profit school serving the educational needs of children of over
50 nationalities. ASW is organized into three school divisions ensuring
developmental and age-appropriate settings for students age four years
old through to university entrance level. The curriculum is based
on widely accepted US and international standards, culminating with
the International Baccalaureate (IB) program in the last two years
of high school. Graduates attend a variety of top colleges and universities
around the world including the US and UK.
Emphasis is placed on the individualization of instruction at American
School of Warsaw, ASW. Specialist teachers work in the areas of
library science, art, music, physical education, language, speech
and computer. Classes in Polish, French, German, Dutch, Spanish
and English-as-a-Foreign language complete the curriculum offerings.
In addition, an extensive program of sports, drama, music, the arts
and numerous other after-school and extra-curricular activities
for all students is offered.
The teaching staff is largely composed of experienced American
teachers certified in their respective teaching areas. Teachers
specializing in learning disabilities and three counselors are on
staff full time. Over fifty percent of full-time staff members hold
Masters degree or above.
American School of Warsaw, ASW is housed on a new state-of-the-art
campus. Facilities include 56 classrooms networked with computers,
computer labs, an early childhood wing, science labs, music rooms,
art rooms, a theater, gymnasiums, a swimming pool, a full-service
cafeteria, full track, soccer fields, softball fields, outdoor tennis
and basketball courts, multiple playgrounds and courtyards.
A nine-member Board of Trustees governs the American School of
Warsaw, two appointed by the US Ambassador to Poland, two who are
selected by the Board of Trustees (one US/one non-US) and five who
are elected for two-year terms by an Association comprised of the
parent community and the sponsors of the school. The Parent Teacher
Organization (PTO) President may be a US or non-US citizen and serves
for one year. Membership of the Association is automatically conferred
on the parents or guardians of students enrolled in the school.
The American School of Warsaw is accredited by the Council of International
Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
(NEASC). Eligible students may be admitted at any time during the
year if space is available. Transcripts/report cards, health/immunization
certificate, verification of date of birth and interview are requirements