At Stamford American International School (SAIS), there is no ‘one-size-fits all’ approach to learning with the aim to inspire each child to achieve more than they believe they can. A proudly non-selective school and aimed to provide a high quality international education to children from diverse backgrounds, Stamford offers the full International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, aligned to U.S. AERO (American Education Reaches Out) standards for children aged 18 months to 18 years. Offering flexibility and choice, students have the choice of multiple pathways to graduation aligned to their capabilities, interests and ambitions.
As one of the leading US-centric schools, Stamford American integrates the rigorous American Education Reaches Out (AERO) standards as part of the curriculum from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. The journey starts from 18 months with the use of Teaching Strategies Gold Tracking which is aligned to the USA Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. Combined with NWEA’s Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing from age 5 to 16, this provides developmentally appropriate standards essential for guiding the learning of children in their care.
Multiple graduating paths
At Stamford, all students pursue the US High School Diploma, with a choice of 3 different graduation pathways: the full IB Diploma, the Advanced Placement (AP) International Diploma, or a blended program aligned to student ambitions. With over 40 IB courses and 20 AP courses to select from, students are set up for university placement and global ambitions. Stamford American recognizes the need to support students’ choices beyond school and hence, carry out pre-university testing from Grade 10 (age 16 yrs) onwards. The only SAT and ACT test center, Stamford has a dedicated Academic & College Counselling Team who works closely with EducationUSA on campus. Together, they provide authoritative resources and relevant up-to-date information on any of the accredited universities and colleges in the world.
Foreign Language Programs
A new language opens doors for children academically and socially, providing them with an appreciation of culture which is outside of their mother tongue. The best foundation for language learning starts young, but can be picked up at any age. Stamford’s World Language Program offers 3 of the world’s most spoken languages – Mandarin, Spanish and English. Students may choose form daily instruction in Mandarin or Spanish, bilingual Mandarin/English, or specialist English learning for non-native speakers where English is not the first language. Through the program, Stamford aims to develop children o become bilingual, bi-literate and bi-cultural.
Specialist Early Learners State of the Heart Curriculum
A world first, the new Early Learning Village is built on the simple truth: the environment nurtures the child. Inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophy, where the environment is the third teacher in mind, Stamford’s Early Years experts have created an exceptional space for sensorial learning at every turn. Often said, the first 5 years are the most valuable for children’s learning and that is why the Village if 100% education by design purpose-built for children from 18 months to 6 years.
Built for purpose, the Village elevates the curriculum to incorporate new units of inquiry – STEAMInn: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Innovation. Together with embedded specialist instruction in Suzuki strings music, language instruction, Smart Steps physical education and family-style eating, students are ensured of the best teaching environment and programs for their vital pre-school years.
Two stunning campuses, centrally located
With space at a premium in Singapore and 10 minutes from Orchard, both Stamford American bespoke campuses offer cutting-edge technology and world-class facilities which need to be seen to be believed. Combined, they offer 4 swimming pools, 3 sports arenas, 500-seat professional theater, tennis courts, rock climbing walls, Golf Academy, cutting edge technology and plenty of outdoors space.
Providing personalized education
Every family has different needs and a different set of circumstances. Understanding the needs of the child, starts right from the beginning. The dedicated Admissions Concierge who are well-versed in the programs and facilities on offer, will make choosing the correct pathway easy. The friendly team hosts free early years playgroups, monthly open houses and personal tours tailored to each family’s needs, interests and backgrounds.
Pre-Kindergarten - 7:1
Kindergarten 1 - 11:1
Kindergarten 2 - Grade 2 - 12:1
Grade 3- Grade 12 - 24:1
2 indoor sports arena
1 outdoor sports field
500-seat theater with 60sqm LED screen
1 Golf Academy
1 Innovation Center in collaboration with Bloomberg and Microsoft
177 Promothean Boards - 1 in every classroom
150 Apple TVs
What Sets This School Apart
Offering flexibility and unparalleled choice, students can choose to graduate with either the IB Diploma or American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) credits, or both. With over 40 IB courses and 20 AP courses to select from, students are set up for university placement and global ambitions. Stamford American recognizes the need to support students' choices beyond school and hence, carry out pre-university testing from Grade 10 (age 16 yrs) onwards.
With space at a premium in Singapore and 10 minutes from Orchard, both Stamford American bespoke campuses offer world-class facilities which need to be seen to be believed. Combined, they offer 4 swimming pools, 3 sports arenas, 500-seat professional theater, tennis courts, rock climbing walls, Golf Academy, cutting edge technology and plenty of outdoors space.
Every family has different needs and a different set of circumstances. Understanding the needs of the child, starts right from the beginning. The dedicated Admissions Concierge who are well-versed in the programs and facilities on offer, will make choosing the correct pathway easy. The friendly team hosts free early years playgroups, monthly open houses and personal tours tailored to each family's needs, interests and backgrounds.
Exciting New Developments
Officially opened to students on August 15th 2017, Stamford American launches the inspirational Early Learning Village for children from 18 months to 6 years. A world's first, everything about this Village is architecturally designed which helps the new way to help the next generation thrive in a changing new world with specialist instructions in Suzuki string music, language instruction, Smart Steps physical education and family-style eating. Built for young learners, every corner of the Village has been thoughtfully designed to suit the early learners; from child-height windows and doors, 6 outdoor play decks, classrooms with age-appropriate adjoined discovery spaces, specialist classrooms with large round windows and an air-conditioned gymnasium for sports and play.
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Globalism lies at the very heart of the school with various nationalities of over 70, sharing world class facilities and unparalleled opportunities beyond the classroom. 3 of the world’s most spoken languages - English, Mandarin and Spanish are offering and daily and bilingual options are also available in Mandarin or Spanish and a dedicated Accelerated English Program, taught by native speaking specialists.
Nursery (Extension): $22,384
Pre-Kindergarten (Half day): $17,812
Pre-Kindergarten (Full Day): $28,680
Kindergarten 1(KG1): $33,660
Elementary School (KG 2 - Grade 5)$34,510
Secondary School (Grade 6 - 8): $37,466
Secondary School (Grade 9 - 12): $39,104
Kindergarten 2 to Grade 12: $7,490
Annual Technology Fee
School Meal Plans (optional)
Facility Fee: 50% discount for enrollment of a third child at Stamford and a full waiver of the Facility Fee for a fourth child and beyond.
Tuition Fee: 10% discount for the third child in a family and 20% for the fourth child and beyond.
(Discounts are applied from the oldest to the youngest. For example, if there are 3 children in the family, the youngest child will receive the discount.)
- IT Club
- Chinese Arts
- Learn to Swim
- Table Tennis
- Step by Step Drawing
- Ancient Myths and Mysteries
- Creative Writing
- Textile Craft
- Global Issues Network
- Model United Nations
- Chinese Culture Club
- Jewelry Making
- Paper Art and Craft
- Newspaper Club
- Spanish Class
- Puzzle Club
- Reading Club
- Robotics Club
- Keyboard Club
- Suzuki Violin Group Class
- Suzuki Cello Group Class
- Advanced String Orchestra
- String Ensemble
- Recorder Club
- World Ensemble
- Composition Club
- Wind Ensemble
Stamford is a full member of the Athletic Conference of Singapore International Schools (ACSIS). ACSIS represents an organization of over 20 international schools of Singapore competing at the highest level of athletics. Throughout three seasons, students compete and represent Stamford in interscholastic competition in the following sports:
- Cross Country
- Track & Field
Do refer to our website. Stamford has over 200 CCAs across 90 competitive sports teams, offering flexibility and opportunity to students to maximize our world class campus.