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1對1的常見問題 Q. What are the educational benefits of laptops? A. Please see the 1-to-1 Benefits page for current research on how laptops can benefit students. Q. Will the laptop be used in every class? A. The laptops will not necessarily...
Admissions

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Kaohsiung American School campus address card to show to your taxi driver
Site Map

Site Map

Site map for Kaohsiung American School website.
Faculty

Faculty

The average faculty tenure at KAS has been increasing to over 4 years with some faculty members nearing their tenth anniversary.
Employment

Employment

Kaohsiung American School seeks qualified and dedicated faculty to join our school and fulfill its vision to be one of the finest American International Schools in Asia.
Living in Kaohsiung

Living in Kaohsiung

Today's Kaohsiung has largely been transformed from grim industrial warrens into a modern urban landscape of shiny cafes, wide streets, river- and harbour-side parks, mass public transit, bicycle lanes, and cultural venues that have embraced, rather than...
Kaohsiung American School

Kaohsiung American School

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

Board of Directors

The KAS Board of Directors is comprised of 9 to 11 members, at least 7 of which are directly elected by the Association Members, parents of KAS students.
Calendar

Calendar

Download Kaohsiung American School calendar in PDF format: or roll your mouse over the dates marked in bold on the calendar below to explore school events:
Our New Campus

Our New Campus

The new campus is going to be a showcase school for Taiwan and International Schools throughout the world. Watch the 3D tour for a better perspective on this work in progress.
LEED Certified Campus

LEED Certified Campus

The first LEED school in Taiwan.
Energy Efficient Design

Energy Efficient Design

Air condition - Energy consumption - Solar panels
Indoor Environmental Quality

Indoor Environmental Quality

Acoustical perfection - Natural materials - Friendly floors
Materials and Resources

Materials and Resources

Recycling facility - Recycled materials - Rapidly renewable materials
Sustainable Design Curriculum

Sustainable Design Curriculum

Green School - From Pre-Kindergarten - To High School
Sustainable Site

Sustainable Site

Efficient transportation - Alternative transportation - Green roof
Water Efficiency

Water Efficiency

Water efficiency strategies - Rainwater collection - Rainwater irrigation

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PTA

PTA

KAS PTA Executives Handbook Events Meetings
School Profile

School Profile

Philosophy Mission KAS challenges students to achieve academic excellence and prepares them to be: Vision KAS strives to be one of the finest American International Schools in the World. School Profile School Administrative...
Superintendent's Welcome

Superintendent's Welcome

Welcome to Kaohsiung American School. We open our doors this year to greet 700 students, a record enrollment.
Technology

Technology

Our vision for educational technology at KAS is a school where everyone has fast and flexible computing and network access; where teachers collaborate to integrate relevant technology programs into their teaching; and where students use technology as...
Guide to Technology for Parents

Guide to Technology for Parents

This is our guide to KAS 1-to-1 environment (one laptop for one student) for families.

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Technology Frequently Asked Questions

Technology Frequently Asked Questions

To help you better understand how technology is used at KAS, we have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ).
Technology Guide for Students

Technology Guide for Students

These tutorials will help you better understand and use technology at KAS.
We Are KAS

We Are KAS

We believe that this 7-part video captures the essence of Kaohsiung American School and KAS families, our unique values and the setting where these are nurtured.
Learning

Learning

College Preparatory Academics KAS offers a college preparatory program. Students in all grades receive classes from specialists each week in technology, science, art, music, and physical education. In addition, students receive Chinese language or ...
Athletics & Activities

Athletics & Activities

KAS Athletic Wire
College Counseling

College Counseling

From the College Counselor From the College Counselor: January 2016   News for Seniors Welcome to semester 2 of the 2015-16 school year. All of our seniors made it through the college process relatively unscathed and managed to deal...
Alumni and Graduates of KAS

Alumni and Graduates of KAS

Alumni of Kaohsiung American Schools have been accepted in some of the most prestigious schools around the world. Find out more from the following classes.
Class of 2012 Destinations

Class of 2012 Destinations

College and University Destinations for KAS Graduating Class of 2012
Class of 2013 Admissions

Class of 2013 Admissions

College and University Offers of Admission for KAS Graduating Class of 2013
Class of 2013 Destinations

Class of 2013 Destinations

College and University Destinations for Kaohsiung American School Graduating Class of 2013
Class of 2014 Admissions

Class of 2014 Admissions

College and University Offers of Admission for KAS Graduating Class of 2014
Class of 2014 Destinations

Class of 2014 Destinations

College and University Destinations for KAS Graduating Class of 2014
Class of 2015 Admissions

Class of 2015 Admissions

College and University Offers of Admission for KAS Graduating Class of 2015

Class of 2015 Destinations

College and University Destinations for KAS Graduating Class of 2015
Classes of 09-12 Admissions

Classes of 09-12 Admissions

College and University Offers of Admission for KAS Classes of 2009-2012
College and University Visitors

College and University Visitors

College and University Visitors to KAS.

For College Representatives

Information for College Representatives visiting Kaohsiung American School

For Parents

In this space for parents, you may find some useful articles regarding college applications, featured colleges, SAT/ACT preferences, educational articles, videos, etc. which will help you in the college process. I hope you will enjoy reading them. ...

For Students

Testing, College and University Visits to KAS, College Fairs, and Other Events

For University Representatives

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University Applications Info

University Applications Info

Kaohsiung American School seeks to prepare students to continue their education and universities in America and around the world. Links College Counseling Resources AP Exams Scholarships
Elementary School

Elementary School

Early Childhood (Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten) The Early Childhood Program at the Kaohsiung American School serves children in a full day, developmentally appropriate setting designed in the spirit of our American school identity for Pre-K and...
High School

High School

The Kaohsiung American School High School is dedicated to educational excellence and to rigorous preparation for challenging university study in the United States and throughout the world. As students progress through our secondary school programs, they...
IB Diploma Program

IB Diploma Program

KAS was authorized to offer the IB Diploma Program beginning in August 2010. Our decision to offer the IB DP reflects our belief that the program offers the best opportunities for our students’ learning and for their university preparation.
IB Middle Years Programme

IB Middle Years Programme

Kaohsiung American School is a candidate school* for the Middle Years Programme (MYP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School.
Library

Library

We exist to serve the students, parents and staff of Kaohsiung American School. In addition to more than 10,000 books available for checkout, we also carry popular magazines and subscribe to a variety of powerful research databases.
Middle School

Middle School

Middle School Academic Program Grades 6 through 8 comprise the Middle School. We offer class sizes that support students as they rise to the challenge of high expectations set by KAS teachers. Our sports program runs throughout the year with tournaments...
Summer Institute

Summer Institute

Kaohsiung Summer Institute for Writing and the Arts Kaohsiung Summer Institute for Writing and the Arts is amongst our most prized summer programs. The Summer Institute is getting ready to host motivated students! Pre-register to save a spot...

Performing Arts

Powered by Eventbrite Workshops Three to four-day workshops led by renowned professional musicians around the world, aim to provide training programs to students, including a masterclass, ensemble, sectional and orchestral coaching,...

Procedures Bids

Bid Announcements Current bids open at this time: none
Site Map

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Students

Students

KAS students come from over 30 different nations.
Alumni

Alumni

We are collecting the names and e-mail addresses of former KAS students that are being entered into a database of alumni who attended KAS at some point in time.
Art

Art

Powered by Juicer High School Art IB Art 2015  2014 2013 Middle School Art & Elementary School Art ...
Guidance Counseling

Guidance Counseling

Kaohsiung American School (KAS) has one full-time Guidance Counselor who is responsible for the academic and personal counseling for students PreK-12. The counselor is available for individual and group appointments with students and parents concerning...
Naviance

Naviance

The Naviance program is now available for individual research and exploration as students continue to develop ideas about their future plans.
Health

Health

Health Frequently Asked Questions (常見問題) When should my child stay home? (何時我的小孩應該留置家中?) In order to prevent the spread of an illness and promote healing, please do  not send your child to school if he/she has been vomiting or has had a temperatu...
Music

Music

An Integral Part of the Curriculum Music plays a big part at KAS, our music program include weekly general music classes in the elementary from Pre-K to grade 5 and daily trimester lessons in the middle school where students learn general music knowledge...

WASC Report

WASC KAS Self-Report Online KAS Self-Report Online Easily browse the entire KAS self-report online WASC KAS Self-Report PDF WASC Report (PDF Format) Download the full report in PDF format to your computer Staff Directory Trombinoscope...

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Golden Tickets: Explained

If you’ve ever looked carefully in an elementary school classroom, you might have noticed a container with sli ...

Christmas in Kaohsiung

Taiwan is a mostly Buddhist/Taoist country, so Christmas celebrations are going to be less of the Christian nature. ...

Google Summit in Taiwan (2017)

KAS is hosting its very first international conference this spring. The Google Summit taking place on March 18 & 19, ...

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Coping with Exam Stress

Exam stress can be a big bad monster. End of the semester also means start of exam stress. Lots of tests and final p ...

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How To Order Tea in Taiwan

A childhood favorite drink for many in Taiwan is the Jen-ju-nai-cha, or pearl milk tea/bubble milk tea. Squishy tapi ...

College Applications: Top Tips

Applying for college can be a scary, daunting, and stressful process. Below we’ll share with you some advice, ...

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Top 3 Brain Train Exercises

When you’re hitting the books (or as you would say in Taiwan, ‘K Book’), it can sometimes feel ove ...