Discover Upper School

American School of Paris - Discover Upper School

The gateway to preparing students for the finest colleges and universities worldwide

Widest Choice of Educational Programming

ASP encourages students to stretch beyond the familiar.Our personalized learning program challenges each student to deepen their knowledge and skills and develop as confident, caring and empowered individuals by:

  • Offering the widest choice of educational programming in Paris, including the full International Baccalaureate Diploma, Advanced Placement, and a standard American high school diploma.
  • Nourishing the intellectual, moral, emotional, and social growth of every student in the wholeness of learning– from self-discovery in classroom, to the stage, to the athletic field to reaching beyond self and giving to others.
  • Cultivating extensive global citizen/community service experience and outreach as core to our beliefs and also valued by higher education.
  • Competing and contributing across Europe in sports, performing arts, Model United Nations and robotics.

Exceptional Learning Results


As part of our innovative and challenging program, students develop as creative thinkers and do-ers, prepared for their next academic step, with learning results consistently outperforming world averages:

  • 100% IB pass rate, 14 years running
  • 98% of graduates accepted by at least one of their top three choices

Innovation and Technology

We are continually innovating to introduce new ways of learning, develop a wide range of 21st century skills expand the realm of learning possibilities for our students.

Technology, robotics and applied design/innovation skills are integrated across the Upper School curriculum. Coding is an essential curricular element across all of our design/ innovation courses.

Facilities built for 21st Century Learning

Our spacious campus on the edge of Paris features innovative facilities designed for 21st century learning. It is future-driven and engages each student with teachers in active, collaborative and inquiry-based learning.

Dedicated College Counselors

Assuring a highly personalized, one-on-one college counseling experience with knowledgeable, current and connected college counselors to enable each student to choose a college or university where he or she will flourish.