TASIS The American School in England

Coldharbour Lane
Thorpe, Surrey TW20 8TE tw20 8te, United Kingdom
Tel: 44 0 1932 582316
  • 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 (14-18) students from over 50 nations.
  • TASIS combines an excellent academic program, including English-as-an-Additional-Language, with outstanding 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 
2017 School Data
TASIS The American School in England
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 9-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1976
Campus Size46 acres

Student Body

Enrollment400 students
% International Students
% Students Boarding

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
Teacher : Student Ratio1:6
Number of AP Courses Offered22
Number of IB Courses Offered23
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYes


Endowment Sizen/a
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(Includes the Fall Travel week trip)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(Varies with GBP exchange rate)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$6,500
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo


Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Director of AdmissionsMs. Karen House
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


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


Total Extracurricular Organizations18 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Badminton Club, Basketball Club, Conditioning, Dance Club, Debate Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Golf Club, Lacrosse, Model UN, Riding, Running Club, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Theatre, Yearbook

College Matriculation

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

School Notes

  • At TASIS The American School in England, the aspirations and potential of every student are fostered, nurtured, and challenged. The School educates 720 students from more than 50 nations, including 400 Upper School students (ages 14-18) of which 190 board. This diversity provides a rich, multi-layered experience, while the student faculty ratio of 6:1 and small classes ensure individualised attention.
  • The beautiful 46-acre campus, located close 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 Diploma Programme, as well as a broad-based American curriculum with Advanced Placement classes. The comprehensive program of athletics and activities, opportunities for leadership and community service, cultural excursions, and the Fall European 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 UK, the US, and worldwide.
  • During the summer, TASIS England offers three- and six-week enrichment courses. Students (ages 10-17) 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.
  • School accreditations: NEASC, CIS, BSA, LISA, IBO
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