What's Your Dragon Story?

Kaohsiung American School (KAS) is a non-profit PreK–12 American college preparatory school and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School serving families in southern Taiwan. Founded in 1989, KAS fosters intellectual and social-emotional development, and challenges students to become balanced individuals, independent learners, and global citizens. Our students, faculty, staff, and parents represent over 30 nations, bringing with them the unique experiences and knowledge that weave the fabric of the KAS community to tell our Dragon Story.



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Student Learning

KAS models high academic expectations through U.S standards based curriculum and the rigorous IB MYP and IB DP. Our students find their voice as independent thinkers and push themselves to realize their potential and purpose with guidance from some of the world’s best teachers.

Our City

A true gem of Asia, Kaohsiung offers a balance between local and international, traditional and modern, city and nature, allowing a lifestyle that matches the tastes and preferences of the whole family.

Stella Fournier, Class of 2019

After graduating from KAS in 2019, Stella Fournier set out to pursue her dream of studying in the U.S. She is currently starting her second year at the...

Stella Fournier '19

Jennifer Kuo, Class of 2014

KAS alumna, Jennifer Kuo is no stranger to pursuing her passions! After she graduated from KAS in 2014, Jennifer started her college journey at Dartmouth College, one of the prestigious 8 Ivy League schools in the U.S., majoring in Linguistics. Learn more about Jennifer's Dragon Story.

Jennifer Kuo '14