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 ELL (if needed).

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IB World School

KAS earned recognition as an IB World School in 2010. A community service graduation requirement of 40 hours exists for all students; additional service hours are required for IB Diploma candidates.


 

Class Rank/GPA

KAS students are not ranked. GPA is calculated in December and June using a quality points system, with grades in AP and IB HL classes weighted by 1 quality point. Beginning with Grade 9 courses, all subjects taken at KAS and only subjects taken at KAS are included in the GPA calculation.


Wide Range of Extracurricular Offerings

Extracurricular offerings include junior varsity, varsity, and ACAMIS athletics, such as, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and track. Other extracurricular activities include the World Scholars
Cup, Model United Nations, Cadenza Club, Flute Ensemble, Baroque Ensemble, National Honor Society, International Club, and Student Council. In all, there are more than 30 different clubs and athletic teams offered at the high school level.

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Learning

Summer Institute

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College Counseling

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IB Diploma Program

KAS was authorized to offer the IB Diploma Program beginning in August 2010. Our deci ...

Elementary School

Early Childhood (Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten) The Early Childhood Program at t ...

Middle School

Middle School Academic Program Grades 6 through 8 comprise the Middle School. We offer ...

High School

The Kaohsiung American School High School is dedicated to educational excellence and t ...

Library

We exist to serve the students, parents and staff of Kaohsiung American School. In ad ...