Summary

SAS is a World Leader in Education, cultivating exceptional thinkers, prepared for the future. Since our founding in 1956, a full decade before Singapore declared its own independence, Singapore American School has been on the leading edge of preparing students for their future.

Singapore American School is known for an unmistakable culture of excellence, extraordinary care, and possibilities. We nurture in our students a passion for and commitment to deep intellectual and personal exploration. SAS students grow up in a community where every student learns at high levels, every student is known and advocated for, and every student personalizes their learning.

Key Information

3941
Student Population
10.6 : 1
Student Teacher Ration
Preschool: 8am – 11am; Elementary: 8am – 1:30pm; High School: 8am – 3pm
School Hours
None
Selectivity
1956
Year of Founding
None
Religious Affiliation

Grades

International School
From Preschool (3 years old) to Grade 12 (18 years old)

Language Of Instruction

English
Mandarin
French
Spanish

Curriculum

Early Years: Inquiry-based, Reggio-Emilia Inspired

The Elementary School curriculum offers a structured approach to teaching core subjects, with a major emphasis on the development of language, writing, and arithmetic skills. Science, social studies, and health, art, physical education, music, technology, world languages, library skills, and swimming are also integrated into the curriculum.

Middle School: Reading, language arts, social studies, math, science, physical education, health, and world language, plus project-based learning to provide real-world experiences.

High School: SAS offers 25 Advanced Placement (AP) courses, the AP Capstone Diploma program, and a growing number of specialized advanced topic courses for students who wish to pursue college-level study while still in high school.

International Demographics

SAS students are citizens of 63 different countries. 53% are US citizens, 11% are from India, 8% from Singapore, 6% from Korea, 5% from China, 2% each from Japan, Canada, the UK, and Australia, 1% from the Philippines, and the other 8% hold passports from 53 countries.

Focus

Academics
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
Sports
Community/Personal Development
Languages
Technology

Facilities

Air-Conditioned Classrooms
3 Auditoriums
3 Swimming Pools
Sports Field
5 Air-Conditioned Gymnasiums
Running Track
2 Outdoor Covered Play Areas
Sports Courts
1000-Seat Stadium
Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, and Rugby Fields
Air-Conditioned Climbing Wall
Theatre Facilities
Music Room
Art Studio
IT Lab
Science Lab
3 Libraries
Cafeteria
Modern Science, Engineering, and Robotics Laboratories
Language Labs
Art Wings with In-House Kilns
Graphic Arts, Photography, and Film Studios

Application & Deadline

Application fee
A non-refundable fee of $2,500 is required for consideration of each application. Applications will remain valid for a two-year period from the submission date.
Application deadline
The largest intake of students occurs in August, but there is rolling admissions based on availability
Average tuition fee
$30,000
Debenture
None
Priority to siblings for admissions
Yes
Priority to alumni for admissions
No
Are you academically selective?
No
Waiting list for any/all grades
Availability shifts from year to year
Catchment area policy
None
Admissions process

Set up an appointment with an admissions guide by emailing [email protected]

Find & Contact Us

Singapore American School
41 Woodlands Street 41
T : +65 6363 3403