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American School of Madrid



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.


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Testimonial Doug Peterson
MS Science Teacher

" What I most appreciate about working at ASM is being empowered to try new things in my classroom. We are encouraged to innovate and are provided the resources to bring to life unique learning opportunities for our students." 

Parents at ASM sitting in MS commons, smiling.
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."


“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."

A teacher dressed in a light brown top and she has black hair.
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 build community and work with the students, teachers and the administration to impact their learning."
Upper School student smiling


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

Teacher and Parent wearing a shirt and tie and a blue sweater. He is balding.
Teacher and Parent
"ASM offers a welcoming and state-of-the-art environment in which to teach and learn. As a teacher, I am encouraged to improve my practice and grow to meet my students' needs." 

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"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."

student smiling

"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."

student smiling
"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."

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

Former Teacher at ASM
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."

student smiling

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


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


“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.”


“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.”