Singapore
American curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Singapore American School

40 Woodlands Street 41, Singapore 738547
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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: SGD $50,068

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Number of students

3942

Number of nationalities represented in the school

48

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

94% International students / 6% Singaporean

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes. Nearly 70% of the faculty members are from the United States, and many of them have had substantial international school experience. The majority of the faculty members who are non-US citizens come from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Yes, we offer language learning support for students that need it.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese, French

Use of technology in the classroom

We offer 1:1 technology in each division. 1:1 iPads in elementary school. 1:1 MacBook Air in middle school. 1:1 laptop of choice in high school.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

This will depend on the type of class and the ability of each student.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

No

Brief description of entry evaluation required

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We offer ongoing admission to the school. For best consideration we recommend submitting an application between September 1 - February 1.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99 percent

External examinations or assessments available

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)
Advanced Placement (AP)
SAT
ACT

Results in these examinations

SAS students are in the 99th percentile in MAP testing
96 percent of our students score three, four, or five on their AP tests

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Each division offers learning support to students that need it.

Learning support offered

We focus on two main questions in our support services:

1. What do we do when a student does not get it?
2. What do we do when a student already knows it?

These guide the learning support services as we help students that need help to catch up, or push forward into advanced learning.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Advanced placement courses in the high school offer students a wide range of academic rigor. The catalyst project offers high school students a chance to pursue a topic of their choice and build a project around that special interest.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00 a.m.

School finish time

3:00 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities after school.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer a number of different activities and clubs after school, for example: dance club, film society, creative writing club, fencing club, students for political activism, table tennis, chess, business club, pottery, climbing, soccer, volleyball, swimming and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Basketball
Baseball
Softball
Rugby
Touch Rugby
Soccer
Tennis
Cross Country
Track and Field
Badminton
Golf
Volleyball
Swimming
Ultimate Frisbee
Dance

Sports facilities at the school

Five air conditioned gymnasiums
One air conditioned rock climbing wall
One outdoor high-ropes course
One air conditioned weight training facility
1,000 seat stadium
Three swimming pools
Five tennis courts

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Our students participate in two major athletic conferences:

Interscholastic Association of Southeast Asian Schools (IASAS)
Athletics Conference of Singapore International Schools (ACSIS)

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Vision: A world leader in education, cultivating exceptional thinkers, prepared for the future

Three strategic anchors guide all of the decision making on campus.
-A Culture of Excellence
-A Culture of Possibilities
-A Culture of Extraordinary Care

Teaching approach of the school

Our students receive an American style education with an international perspective.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in SGD

Yearly fees: SGD $37,938
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: SGD $12,130
Total first year fees: SGD $50,068
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: sasinfo@sas.edu.sg
School's webpage: www.sas.edu.sg/index.cfm
Address: 40 Woodlands Street 41, Singapore 738547