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
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.