American School of Paris

March 21, 2018 | France, Paris, Paris education, Schools Paris

The American School of Paris is an international, coeducational, independent school and is an IB World school, offering the International Baccalaureate programmes alongside the American High School Diploma & Advanced Placement courses to pupils aged 3 – 18 years.


The American School of Paris teaches students from K3 (age 3) until Grade 12 (age 18) when they are prepared to apply for universities worldwide. The school is founded on the American education system, but from Grade 9-12 can choose to pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, an American High School Diploma or study Advanced Placement courses. The American School of Paris defines itself as college-preparatory, with 98& of graduates going on to university in the following years.

The American School of Paris is organised into three divisions: Lower School (3-10yrs), Middle School (11-13yrs) and Upper School (14-18yrs). It was founded in 1946 as the first international school established in Europe, the school’s rich heritage and dedicated service to the international and French communities continue today to lead in the world of teaching and learning. It is one of the few schools in Europe to offer a range of both IB and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.


The school charges an application fee of 1,400 per child, which is not refundable if your child is not accepted at ASP. The school also charges a Capital Assessment fee of 12,200 per child, which is also non-refundable. Annual tuition fees range between 19,000 – 30.400. For a full overview of the 2021-22 academic year click here.


The American School of Paris encourages parents to schedule a video or telephone call (in French, English or Spanish) and get to know the school more. Parents can schedule visits, attend a virtual open house and request more information online.


The American School of Paris is located a 39-minute drive westwards from the centre of Paris, next to the Parc de Montretout.

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Contact Details:

41, rue Pasteur, 92210 Saint Cloud / +33 (0)1 41 12 82 82 /

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