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CityHong Kong
CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: HK$154,500
to: HK$220,500
Address: 6 Ma Chung Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
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Number of students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language Program.
EAL teachers provide support throughout the Elementary School to enable all students equal access not just to the curriculum, but to all that ASHK offers. An early intervention program identifies and assesses needs and appropriate language support is implemented for those students requiring it.

Additional language classes offered by the school


Max. number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Digital Technology is integrated into ASHK’s curriculum starting from Kindergarten. Computers, Ipads, mobile devices, smart screens, and classroom management software will be connected through an intelligent infrastructure that is wifi enabled throughout the school.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the type of homework assigned.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have learning support staff.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessments and testing

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessments include social interaction and group play for KG applicants, and MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing for all other grades. MAP tests measure students’ English and Mathematics abilities.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


School bus service available


School provided lunches


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Basketball, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, taekwondo, fitness, yogalates, zumba, badminton, science, writing, chess, book club, programming, basic coding, maths, ceramic and pottery, art, hip hop, ballet, drama, choir, band, music appreciation, ensembles, paper mache, cooking, jewelry making, mind games, origami story club, minecraft education and game development using HTML5, nature trails, circus club, public speaking, board games.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Sports facilities at the school

A modern gymnasium and numerous outdoor sports facilities.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

American School Hong Kong is a non-profit, non-denominational college preparatory school offering a holistic American education. The school is operated by Esol Education, a leading education organization with 40 years of experience in establishing and operating K-12 international schools, currently educating 11,000 pupils in nine schools across three continents. ASHK will deliver a rigorous curriculum, focused on developing well-rounded, motivated, and thoughtful global citizens. It will equip students with the academic, social, and entrepreneurial skills required for success in the 21st century.
The school's mission is to provide a challenging, American and international education that empowers students to be independent critical thinkers, and responsible global citizens who excel in their future studies and careers.

Teaching approach of the school

ASHK focuses on the development of the individual student’s knowledge, skills, and attitudes and at the same time focus on rigorous and meaningful learning in a safe, nurturing and challenging environment. ASHK will inspire its students to become critical thinkers, problem solvers and people who can innovate and operate effectively in the modern world.

The main focus of ASHK is to further the academic achievements of its students. To encourage a respect for intellectual values that is supported through experiences inside and outside the classroom. ASHK aims to develop the dispositions of morality, optimism, wellbeing and health. It is important that a commitment to service is perceived through a social awareness and understanding that can only be attained through purposeful actions. ASHK wants its students to challenge themselves in everything they do, to be happy and develop a positive disposition to learning. ASHK desires its students to have the capacity to be independent, autonomous and critical thinkers innovative and entrepreneurial.

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