Academia Cotopaxi

School Overview

Our school is organized into three divisions: Early Childhood & Elementary School (Pre-school to Grade 5), Middle School (Grade 6 to Grade 8) and High School (Grade 9 to Grade 12).

Here are some of the reasons why you might want to choose our school…

  • Ecuador’s American International School founded in 1959
  • More than 1,500 graduates around the world
  • First school in Ecuador to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma
  • 3 possible diplomas: US, Ecuador and IB diplomas
  • Accredited by the NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges)
  • Member of the Common Ground Collaborative and of the Next Frontier Inclusion
  • Member of the Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA)
  • Native English speaking teachers
  • Learning support services
  • Small class size
  • Excellent student standardized test scores (MAP)
  • Community learning opportunities
  • Scholarships and giving programs in place
  • Largest school library in Ecuador with over 35 000 volumes
  • BYOD (bring your own device) school
  • IMAGINE Pre-school with campus in Quito and in the Valley (Cumbaya)

Facilities include: WiFi campus, semi-Olympic swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, covered parking, soccer field, gymnasium, music complex, 430 seat auditorium, black-box theatre and maker spaces.

We are a learning community that promotes creative confidence, offers global connections and ample opportunities to impact positive change in our community and the world.

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