English schools in Latin America
Welcome to the American Cooperative School of La Paz! As the world's highest international school, we believe that our lofty location inspires us to provide a "high" class education to each and every one of our students!
We offer an excellent college prepatory North American education that enables our graduates to enter the best universities in the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America. It is our goal that each of our students be successful at the next level of education wherever that might be.
Our students are offered a broad-based curriculum that includes, academics, the arts, activities and athletics; and we endeavor to have all of them involved in our extensive community service program.
The American Educational Association of La Paz, Bolivia, is a private, coeducational school, which offers an educational program from KGI through grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The school was founded in 1955. The school year comprises two semesters extending from August 10 to December 16 and from January 9 to May 26.
The curriculum is that of U.S. general academic, college preparatory public schools. The school testing program includes the College Entrance Examination Board tests. Instruction is in English. Spanish and French are taught as foreign languages. Art, music appreciation, and computer courses are offered. There is no religious instruction. Most of the graduates go on to colleges and universities in the United States. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The school is located on the outskirts of the city. The buildings include an auditorium, theater, gymnasium, library, classrooms, tennis courts, racquetball courts, and indoor heated swimming pool.