Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||24 students / class|
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Max. number of students per class||
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as an Additional Language Program.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|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.
|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)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|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||
|Sports facilities at the school||
A modern gymnasium and numerous outdoor sports facilities.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|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.
|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.