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American School of Madrid

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The leading institution for an American education in Madrid

 
The American School of Madrid has been offering students the best of both worlds - an American education and fluency in Spanish - for over 60 years. Science, Technology, the Arts, Sports - our facilities are state-of-the-art. Our exceptional teachers give students the skills needed to succeed in an ever-changing world, and help them reach their full potential in a collaborative and invigorating environment.
 

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We empower lifelong learners to take on challenges and thrive, care for others in our diverse international community, and think globally and creatively toward a better future.

A diverse student body

Our 1000+ students come from 60+ countries. A third are American.

Outstanding IB scores

The Class of 2023 scored an average of 34.34 points, 4 points above the world average.

Top Universities

Our students are admitted to leading universities around the world.

World-class teachers

Majority of teachers have a master’s degree. Exceptional Professional Learning offered.

State-of-the-art facilities

In 2021, we opened a zero-energy Middle School building, and in 2023, Don Quijote Park enabled high-quality play.

A community bound by common values

At ASM, we know who we are, where we are going, and how we are going to get there.

Happenings

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Marco 
Alumnus


“ASM's performing arts is unlike any other school in Spain. The opportunities they provide in both the visual arts and music allow for a huge amount of growth and options no matter your skill level or knowledge."
 

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Kim
Parent and Instructional Coach
 
"As a parent, I appreciate and value the love and support that my child receives from all of the teachers at ASM.
 As a teacher I get to o build community and work with the students, teachers and the administration to impact their learning."
 
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Lucas
Student

"ASM has an inclusive and welcoming environment where students can learn and grow from one another's experiences and perspectives."

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Süntje
Student

"The new MS building provides an open, calm, and innovative learning environment. I think having a good learning environment is very important and beneficial for learning because it allows us to focus and enjoy learning. "
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Sammy
Student
 
"ASM is different and unique because it is a melting pot of people and cultures which are all celebrated. It is a very positive environment where all students, teachers, and staff are very friendly and nice."
Carolina
Alumna
 

“At ASM, I learned that what defines my success and my ability to reach my goals is my confidence and belief in my abilities.”

Lori
K1-12 Educational Technology Coordinator

"What I bring to ASM is an enthusiasm for using technology for teaching and learning. I love it when a student has their "ah-ha" moment and realizes how a digital tool can help them showcase their learning in new and creative ways."   

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Monica
Parent


"What we love about ASM is the support the school shows its students to find their way on their own, encouraging them to be independent and strong in their decisions."

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Victoria-Alba
Student
 

"ASM has a highly personalized approach to learning, ranging from numerous electives like 3D Computer Animation and Journalism to learning foreign languages. In our classes, we learn in both the whole class group and in smaller groups suited to our needs."

Lucas 
Alumnus
 

“ASM has taught me to think both critically and analytically; not only on an academic standpoint but on a social and ethical one as well.”

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Helena and Nick
 

“We immediately felt welcomed by the ASM community. Teachers are very receptive and supportive. Our daughters have integrated very well, made many friends, and enjoy all the after-school activities."

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Alyssa
Former Teacher
 

"It was here that I really learned about how a community could pull together to work for the benefit of each individual within this school family. These lessons in teamwork that came from colleagues, students, and the parent community have been with me ever since."

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Alfonso
Student
 

"The teachers at ASM are kind, involved, and care about our learning and well-being."

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Eliza

ASM parent

“I feel that my son has a voice at ASM. His thoughts and opinions are listened to and he is noticeably part of a community.” 

Casilda
Alumna
 
“ASM taught me to push through the hard times because hard work will always pay off.”
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Manuel
Alumnus
 

“ASM has taught me how to be hardworking, kind, and grateful, but also not to take yourself too seriously.” 

Blandine
Upper School French Teacher 
 

"What makes ASM so special is that it is much more than a school, it is a caring community: care for its members and far beyond!"

Juan Carlos
MS/US Athletics Coordinator
 

“ASM comes together as a community, as a "family", to achieve a common goal, which is to give the best possible education to our students. As an alumnus, teacher and parent at ASM, my experience is that ASM is a school and a community, dedicated to and for our students."

Andrea
Alumna
 

“I will forever be appreciative to the faculty who always gave their all to their students, who took a special interest in their well-being and had a special enthusiasm in pushing us to become better students, peers, and people.”

Dimitri
Alumnus

“ASM helped me meet people from all around the world and explore all types of academic opportunities so that I can go into college with a sense of direction.”

Pieter
Alumnus
 

“ASM has taught me to be a globally aware citizen, an organized worker, and a creative thinker among other things.”

Eva
Alumna
 

“ASM has taught me to never give up on the important things that matter. As a community, we can overcome anything.”

Katrina
LS Learner Support Teacher
 

“My colleagues care deeply about making a difference in students' lives.”

Elizaveta
Alumna
 

“ASM has taught me that perseverance is the key to success.”