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Achieve Academic Excellence

KAS strives to be one of the finest American International Schools in the World. KAS challenges students to achieve academic excellence and prepares them to be balanced individuals, independent learners, and global citizens.

Kaohsiung American School (KAS) is a private, non-profit, co-educational Pre K – 12 institution offering an American, college preparatory program leading to a US high school diploma and the opportunity for an IB Diploma.

KAS is located in the northern area of Kaohsiung city, the second largest city  in Taiwan with 1.5 million inhabitants. Kaohsiung American School was established in 1989 as an elementary school serving the needs of local and expatriate families with children.

The Only True American School in Southern Taiwan

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The United States Department of State assists only two American schools in Taiwan. Kaohsiung American School is the only true American school in Kaohsiung and in the whole of Southern Taiwan.

State-of-the-Art Athletics Complex

On Friday November 11, 2016 our new athletics facilities were inaugurated. The artificial-turf soccer field, retractable-bottom swimming pool, NBA-grade gym, are accompanied by a new dining hall to complete our outstanding new campus.

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Students

KAS students come from over 30 different nations.

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Art

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Technology

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School Video

Dragons Think BIG

Discover the heart of Kaohsiung American School through this 6-part video:

Latest News

Double Ten Festival

Double Ten Day is a national holiday in Taiwan to commemorate the Wuchang Uprising of October 10, 1911. The revolt m ...

Welcome Banquet 2017

Please come join us for a welcome dinner party in celebration of a new school year! We are going to have songs, danc ...

PTA Election Results 2017-18

On September 12 we had our annual PTA Election! The results were as follows: PTA 會中選出幹部 PTA president PTA會長: ...

Project Huang Chun-Ming

The writings of acclaimed Taiwanese author Huang Chun-Ming have long been a staple of language and literature classe ...

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Campus & Facilities

The new campus is going to be a showcase school for Taiwan and International Schools t ...

School Profile

Philosophy Mission KAS challenges students to achieve academic excellence and prepares ...

Calendar

Download Kaohsiung American School calendar in PDF format: or roll your mouse over the ...

Technology

Our vision for educational technology at KAS is a school where everyone has fast and f ...

Board of Directors

The KAS Board of Directors is comprised of 9 to 11 members, at least 7 of which are di ...

PTA

KAS PTA Executives Handbook Events Meetings


Accreditations & Memberships