SAS enjoys a reputation of innovation and excellence in education and continually seeks to improve on the foundation that has been built. Three strategic anchors guide the vision for the future of SAS:
– A Culture of Excellence
– A Culture of Extraordinary Care
– A Culture of Possibilities
Together, these three anchors provide an environment where engaged students learn to think critically and develop the skills necessary to succeed throughout their lives.
Elementary - 1645
Upper - 2,165
Primary / Elementary: 22
Secondary / High: 22
7 years old: 08:00 - 15:00
11 years old: 08:00 - 15:00
15 years old: 08:00 - 15:00
In 2015 we remodeled our high school auditorium and introduced the Constellation Acoustic System, one of the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The system allows the theater technician to adjust the sound produced based on the needs of the performers to create a one of a kind performing experience.
Quarter 2 - October 10 to December 15, 2017
Quarter 3 - January 8 to March 20, 2018
Quarter 4 - March 21 to June 13, 2018
What Sets This School Apart
There are 375 full-time faculty and over 75 percent have earned master’s degrees or PhDs. The school invests heavily in professional development and continually sends teachers across the globe to discover innovative ideas and best practices from influential educational institutions.
SAS has the one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) program outside the United States and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the US. SAS students consistently rank higher on academic achievement tests than their peers in US school systems.
SAS encourages students to find joy in the pursuit of excellence as they discover their interests and passions. Students enjoy a variety of possibilities to explore including; competitive athletics, fine arts classes and after-school clubs.
Exciting New Developments
Singapore American School continues to find new ways to deliver on its promise to offer each student an exemplary American educational experience founded on the anchors of excellence, extraordinary care, and unlimited possibilities. In 2018-19 the Chinese immersion program will expand to include both kindergarten and first grade, high school will add a science class where students will work with local scientists to build an experiment that will be sent to the international space station, and classes in fifth, sixth, and seventh grade will shift to working out of interdisciplinary hubs where students will learn how to apply their knowledge through ongoing projects.
State-of-the-art facilities reside on a beautiful 36-acre campus. Students have access to advanced music recording, video production, robotics, digital composition, and photography technology to assist them in their pursuit of passion. Open airy walkways, tropical courtyards, and a natural rainforest offer students the prime environment for developing life-long learning skills.
Kindergarten – Grade 5: $47,119
Middle School (Grades 6-8): $50,068
High School (Grades 9-12): $51,748
Uniform: $158 – $200
Lunch: $5.20 daily
Middle School students: technology fee $248
Non-refundable re-enrollment fee: $2,500
In middle school there are 21 intramural and 35 representative sports offerings, plus 23 clubs that cater to a variety of interests. That Dance Thing (TDT) is an extra-curricular, co-educational ballroom dance, dining and social etiquette program for middle school students run by parent volunteers.
In the high school, there are more than 100 clubs and organizations, including 45 specific student service groups. Here are just a few of the clubs offered:
Academic Quiz Club
Chinese Culture Club
Computer Science Club
Creative Writing Club
Electric Vehicle Club
House of Pain Fitness Club
Table Tennis Club
Ultimate Frisbee Club
There are also 11 interscholastic sports teams, 14 recreational sports clubs, and seven honor societies. Athletes compete not only with local schools and community teams, but also with rival Interscholastic Association of Southeast Asian Schools (IASAS) teams. A
Varsity and Junior Varsity sports include:
track and field
Students of all ages can also compete in gymnastics, baseball, American football, and other sports through the Community Sports and Activities department, based on campus.
Although not school-sponsored, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are also active on campus, with numerous troops and dens spread across grade levels.