American School of Paris: Mission & Beliefs

Our Mission

The American School of Paris is a vibrant, international, family-oriented community. Our mission is to inspire and prepare every student to achieve personal and academic excellence as an engaged global citizen by providing a challenging, innovative program within a compassionate environment.



Our Beliefs

We Believe That:

  • Every person has equal worth.
  • Honesty and integrity are central to all we do.
  • Individuals are responsible for their choices and actions.
  • We best meet the needs of learners when we understand them as individuals.
  • Through hard work and determination individuals can achieve their potential.
  • Every member of a community has the responsibility to contribute to the greater good.
  • Seeking to understand diverse cultures, ideas and practices enriches a community.
  • A culture of high expectations and striving for excellence leads to higher achievement.
  • Learning is a continuous lifelong endeavor.
  • Great schools nurture passion, curiosity, creativity, self-expression and joy.
  • Going beyond the familiar and taking risks stimulate growth, innovation and self-discovery.
  • In a rapidly changing world, achieving excellence demands commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Everyone shares responsibility for our global community and environment.
  • Outward Bound
  • CIS
  • IB
  • College board
  • ACT
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