As a co-education day school, Singapore American School (SAS) was established in 1956 in a 36-acre campus in Woodlands, Singapore, and claims to be the first international school of Singapore. SAS offers an American-based curriculum for students in preschool through high school. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC), USA.
Beyond the standard academic subjects, SAS also offers classes in foreign languages, music, art, physical education, dance, sports, and technology. Further, it exposes students to a wide array of co-curricular activities like sports, environmental activities, field trips and community service opportunities in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
There are some 375 faculty members basically from the USA and Canada.
The mission of SAS is to provide each student an exemplary American educational experience with an international perspective plus a sound moral character. It adopts an educational methodology called DSLO (desired student learning outcomes) to cover 7 areas of excellence: content knowledge, cultural competence, character, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity.
40 Woodlands Street 41 Singapore