National, IB, US curricula.
220 students, 3-18 yrs.
17 Murray's Gate Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Madras),
600 018, India
Tel: (+91) 44 2499 0881
Fax: (+91) 44 24660636
The American International School - Chennai is a non-profit, coeducational
day school, established in 1995 under the auspices of the US Ambassador
to India and the US Consul General, Chennai. The school offers a
comprehensive program from pre-school through grade 12. The American
International School - Chennai is a member of the Near East South
Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA), the Association for the
Advancement of International Education (AAIE) and the European Council
of International Schools and is pursuing full accreditation through
MSA and ECIS.
The American International School - Chennai offers an American
curriculum taught by local, international and US hired faculty.
A purpose-built facility on 10 acres of land is slated for inauguration
in 2003. The school is currently located on two campuses. The Russian
Cultural Center houses preschool through grade 4, with an art room,
playground with play equipment and an auditorium on campus. Grades
4 though 12 are in two adjacent office buildings five minutes away.
These buildings accommodate classrooms, customized art room, science
lab, PE room, yearbook room, music room and a library with over
12,000 books. The American International School - Chennai offers
yearbook, drama, athletics, music and art as exploratory courses
in middle school. College Board Advanced Placement courses are offered
in High School. Intensive English language programs are provided
for non-native English speaking students and French is taught as
a foreign language. Specialist teachers are available for art, music,
physical education, computer technology and special needs. The American
International School - Chennais Student Council is actively
involved in local community programs and the school has established
and sponsored a Soccer and Basketball Leagues with local schools.
The American International School - Chennai also has an annual musical
production, art fair and sports exchange program with other international
schools in the region.