The American School of Madrid | Upper School
Upper School Profile

The American School of Madrid (ASM) is a private, independent, non-profit PK-12 coeducational day school that prepares students for higher education. The school is affiliated with the Mediterranean Association of International Schools, European Council of Independent Schools, the Council of International Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Middle...

University & College Placement

University Destinations 2015-2017 North America Europe & International American University (2)                            New York University Bentley University                                               The New School...

Honor Societies

ASM Is a member of the National Honor Society (NHS), which is a service organization. Inductions are held in the fall and, as appropriate, in the spring. Students are selected on the basis of strong scholarship and outstanding character, service, and leadership. ASM also has the honor of having one...

Academic Life

The Upper School of The American School of Madrid provides a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. Students should expect to work diligently in an environment that challenges them to develop their potential. List of minimum requirements for graduation from The American School of Madrid: Subject Credits English 4 Social Studies 3 Math 3 Science 3 Foreign Language 2 Physical Education/Health 2 Visual or Performing Art 1 Computer Technology 2/3 Electives 6* *One of these...

Athletics

Opportunities for athletic competition are available in the Upper School. Competitive sports include girls' volleyball, soccer and basketball, and boys' soccer, volleyball and basketball. Tennis is also offered although competition is limited. Due to the limited opportunities for competition with other American schools, the typical American "season" concept for athletic competition...

Student Government

The Upper School elects a Student Council composed of representatives from each class in grades 9-12. Among other activities, the Student Council assists with the orientation of new students to ASM, have a back to school event called “Sancho Showdown”, the annual Halloween Carnival. Additionally each year the Student Council...

Upper School Program

The Upper School Program at ASM is composed of a four-year curriculum designed to meet the requirements for entrance to American colleges and universities and other institutions of higher learning in Spain, Europe and around the world. It is the purpose of the Upper School to serve the interests and needs...

International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

The IB Program is a two-year pre-university course of study designed to foster international understanding as well as to facilitate mobility of students in an increasingly global community. The IB program is a comprehensive curriculum, leading to examinations for students in grades 11 and 12. Students may sit for IB...

Academic Enrichment and Guidance Counseling

The Upper School academic program is extremely strong and challenging. Acceleration is used to meet the needs of the academically talented student. The Upper School Program culminates in a US high school diploma for all students with the additional options of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program or the Spanish Programs...

Student Support Services/Study Skills

Prior to applying to ASM, parents with children with special needs are requested to submit all pertinent documentation to ASM in order that the admissions committee can carefully analyze them to determine whether or not ASM has an appropriate program for their child(ren). Documentation that may be helpful would include...