TASIS The American School in England

Coldharbour Lane
Thorpe, Surrey TW20 8TE, tw20 8te, United Kingdom
TASIS The American School in England offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma and an American college preparatory curriculum, including Advanced Placement courses.
The School community includes co-ed day (3-18) and boarding (13-18) students from over 60 nations.
TASIS combines an excellent academic program, including English-as-an-Additional Language, with outstanding co-curricular opportunities in art, drama, music, and athletics.
An extensive summer program is also offered. Located 18 miles SW of London on a beautiful and historic 46-acre estate.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
TASIS The American School in England
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 8-12, PG
Grades (Day)Grades Pre-K-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1976
Campus Size46 acres

Student Body

Enrollment360 students
% International Students
52%
% Students Boarding
47%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(All students are expected to dress in a neat, clean, tailored, and presentable manner, according to the uniform guidelines. )
Average Class Size15 students
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
Number of AP Courses Offered22
Number of IB Courses Offered23
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
Summer Program OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$59,900
(Varies with GBP rate; Includes Fall Travel week)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
% Students on Financial Aid
13%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$7,300
Merit Scholarships OfferedYes

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Director of AdmissionsMr. Joshua Clark
Associate Director of AdmissionsMrs. Nellie Bailey

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered22
CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Economics, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language and Culture, Human Geography, Music Theory, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C - Electicity & Magnetism, Physics C - Mechanics, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered12 Interscholastic Sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations23 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Fleming Garden, Martial Arts, Model United Nations, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Dance Club, School Musical, School Play, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Conditioning, Golf, Lacrosse, Riding, Running Club, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Touch Rugby

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • TASIS The American School in England nurtures intellectual curiosity and emboldens each learner to flourish as a principled, open-minded, and compassionate member of a global community.
  • The School educates over 600 students from more than 60 nations, including 390 Upper School students of whom approximately half live in Boarding Houses on campus. This diversity provides a rich, multi-layered experience while the student-faculty ratio of 6:1 and small classes ensure individualized attention.
  • The beautiful 46-acre campus, located close to London and Heathrow Airport, combines historic buildings with modern purpose-built facilities including technology centers, an art/music complex, a 350-seat theatre, and extensive sports facilities.
  • TASIS England offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, as well as a broad-based American curriculum with Advanced Placement (AP) classes. The comprehensive co-curricular program of athletics, arts, and activities, opportunities for leadership and community service, cultural excursions, and the Fall Travel Week ensure a balanced education.
  • One-to-one counseling enables students to identify and apply to the universities that best fit their educational and career aspirations. TASIS graduates gain acceptance to excellent universities in the US, the UK, and worldwide.
  • During the summer, TASIS England offers three- and six-week enrichment courses. Bright and adventurous students (ages 11-17) from around the world pursue an area of special interest, improve their English, or simply participate in an exciting holiday experience. With sports and activities, sightseeing excursions, and theatre trips to London, the Summer Programs provide a perfect way to sample the boarding experience.
  • TASIS The American School in England accreditations: CIS, NEASC, ISA, BSA, IBO, IBSCA, BAISIS

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