Singapore American School
Singapore American School - facts, figures and campus information.
Started in 1956 by a handful of parents to meet the educational needs of a rising American expartiate community, SAS has since become the largest single-campus international school in the world. It seeks to provide an education based on the curriculm and values of the American education system.
- 40 Woodlands Street 41 Block 5
- Primary School
- Secondary School
Located in Northen Singapore on Woodlands Street, SAS is accessible both by MRT (Marsiling) and buses. (Details)
I. Elementary School - A. Pre-School, Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1-2 - B. Grade 3-5 II. Middle School: Grade 6 to Grade 8 III. High School: Grade 10 Grade 12 SAS adapts a range of academic best practices in its curriculum including National Youth Leadership Council Standards, K-12 Standards and Indicators for Quality Service Learning Practise, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Standards-Based Grading. (Details)
The admission process can be kickstarted by submitting the Application Form online along with a non-refundable application fee and the required documentation and in keeping with the Acceptance Checklist.Since SAS varies in its application timeline and has a rather detailed applicant review process. (Details)
Spread across a 36 acre campus, SAS provides its students opportunities to participate in diverse interest areas such as a student government, visual and performing arts, media and publications, service clubs, social clubs, academic clubs, language and cultural clubs, honour societies, national honour society, honour code committee, school dances, etc. (Details)
SAS contracts the services of a private bus company to provide transportation as far as the West Coast during regular classes as well as after-school activities. (Details)
For new students fees are due in full within 30 days of invoicing. For all returning students the total of school fees assessed is due by June 1. (Details)
For one week during the second semester, all regularly scheduled high school courses cease and students and teachers are required to participate in the Interim Semester Program. This a mandatory off-campus experience which may range from activities within Singapore or outside, in order to enhance educatonal experiences beyond traditional classrooms.
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