The American School of Bangkok (en)
59-59/1 Sukhumvit Road Soi 49/3
Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
GREEN VALLEY CAMPUS
900 Moo 3 Bangna-Trad Road Km. 15 Bangplee,
Samutprakarn 10540 Thailand
The American School of Bangkok (ASB) is a private Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 school offering an exceptional education based on an American curriculum with an international perspective. The rigorous academic program at ASB has placed students into top universities of the world for more than 30 years. Recently, the school’s graduates have been accepted to the world’s leading colleges including Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Washington, Purdue University, Pennsylvania State University, University of British Columbia and the University of Tokyo. Many of these exceptional students have received full academic scholarships.
As an accredited US College Board provider of the Advanced Placement (AP) program, ASB offers one of the widest selections of courses currently available at international schools across the globe. Founded in 1983, ASB is licensed by the Thai Ministry of Education and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The American School of Bangkok combines stimulating academics with a supportive family environment that encourages all students to live up to their highest potential. ASB has a demanding curriculum that challenges students’ intellectual, physical, emotional and creative development. The ‘AP Capstone’, a certified seminar and research program, allows students to earn college
credit while studying in our high school. To prepare students for these AP courses, the College Board ‘Springboard Program’ is offered in the middle school school.
The American School of Bangkok has two campuses – the Sukhumvit Campus and the Green Valley Campus in Bang Na. ASB’s modern facilities include spacious well-equipped classrooms, science labs, computers and media centers, libraries, music studios, a soccer field, a gymnasium, swimming pools, basketball courts, and access to a professional golf course. Boarding facilities are available at the Green Valley Campus where the International Preparatory Golf Academy (IPGA) is located. This junior golf program is Asia’s first full time preparatory junior golf academy that offers world-class training for junior golfers by golf professionals.
The American School of Bangkok is licensed by the Thai Ministry of Education. ASB is accredited by the Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC). Accreditation from WASC brought The American School of Bangkok alongside top schools in the USA and other quality schools around the globe.
We are also a member of the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS). Membership with EARCOS gives ASB administrators and teachers opportunities to meet and share experience with educators from around the world, keep up-to-date with news and innovations, and attend useful seminars
Residential Boarding Program
The American School of Bangkok Boarding School (Dormitory) is located at the Green Valley Campus. The dormitory offers modern, comfortable accommodations
with cable TV, a recreation room, Internet access and qualified dorm parents who monitor students’ day to day dormitory life, including academic support and counseling. There is a full time nurse who resides in the dormitory.
Recently construction was completed on a brand new dormitory, and our students were able to move in. The original dormitory will be completely renovated and be ready for students when school starts in August. There will be separate dormitories for boys and girls.
The ASB boarding school program provides cultural diversity which adds to the uniqueness of the boarding experience and helps the student appreciate the world that exists beyond his or her own neighborhood. Boarders receive academic support in the form of teachers who are available during the dorms 2 study halls at 2:30pm, and 5:30pm. Dorm students can also enjoy an extensive weekend activities program which is tailored for different age groups. During the weekends, boarders may participate in sports, cooking activities, or use their time to pursue a favorite hobby, or visit a local shopping mall.
The ASB boarding school program is indeed “a home away from home”. The ASB boarding program is available at an additional cost for children aged 6 and over.
Green Valley Campus
In August 1997, the Green Valley Campus of ASB opened with a capacity for 2,000 students from pre-kindergarten through to Grade 12. It is located off the Bangna-Trad Road at Km. 15, within the beautiful grounds of the Green Valley Country Club. Students enjoy a fresh, open and natural environment, with state of the art
facilities.The ASB Green Valley campus is known for its beauty in design and architecture. The auditorium and gymnasium are made of wood imported from Sweden in order to provide a professional basketball court as well as a beautiful stage. The libraries, soccer fields, two swimming pools, tennis courts, theatre, computer labs, and dance, music, drama, art and video production studios provide students with plenty of activities to do. Students at this campus also have access to Green Valley’s golf course, which is rated among the finest in Thailand.
The Green Valley Campus also has a dormitory that can accommodate up to 100 students. The housing facilities are located behind the main building of the school on the second and third floors. These facilities include a cafeteria and a recreation room for students to watch cable TV or just relax. The students also have access to the telephone and internet. Full-time dorm caretakers supervise the dormitories with rules and regulations as well as provide tutoring after school. There is a full time nursing staff available at the dorms for the students as well. Live-in students aged six years and above are sent home by the school bus on Friday and are picked up on Sunday.
The Green Valley Campus offers the following facilities:
- Director’s office
- Principal’s office
- Business offices (Admissions, Finance, Service & Transportation) Faculty room
- Conference room 27 classrooms
- 2 Computer labs Music studios
- Drama studio Mini Theater
- 2 Art studios / 3 AV-Video rooms Taekwondo room
- Ballet studio
- Gymnasium/Auditorium (full size)
- 2 swimming pools (25 meters’ pool & child size pool) Soccer field
- Tennis courts
- Access to Green Valley’s golf course Playgrounds
- Library with computers and the Internet Science Laboratory
- Nurse’s office and clinic
- Kindergarten activity/playroom Boarding School (Dormitory)
Tuition & Fees
Registration Fee: 150,000.00 Thai Baht (New Student Only)
Refundable Deposit: 30,000.00 Thai Baht (New Student Only)
Campus Development Fee: One-time payment of 150,000 Thai Baht (refundable); or Annual payment of 20,000 Thai Baht (non-refundable).
Tuition fees per semester* for academic year 2019 – 2020:
|Grades Level||Tuition Fee (in Thai Baht)|
|Kindergarten 1 -2||200,000|
|Grades 1 – 5||265,000|
|Grades 6 – 8||306,000|
|Grades 9 – 12||336,500|
*There are two semesters per academic year.
Boarding (Dormitory) Fees
Boarding is available at an additional cost at ASB Green Valley Campus for children aged 6 and over.
The boarding cost for the academic year 2019-2020 is as follows: 152,000 Thai Baht per semester (for grades 1-5); 161,500 Thai Baht per semester (for grades 6-12).
The ELL program cost for the academic year 2019-2020 is as follows: 51,000 Thai Baht per semester (for grades 1-5); 52,500 Thai Baht (for grades 6-8); and 55,000 Thai Baht (for grades 9-12).
New students are required to pay the Registration fee, Refundable Deposit, and Campus Development Fee upon enrollment into The American School of Bangkok
Tuition fee is inclusive of accident insurance, book rental, notebooks, and field trips within the city of the school area only
Tuition fee includes meals and snacks for grade levels Nursery to Grade 12. Kindergarten 2 students are required to pay an additional 3,000 Baht
Grade 12 students are required to pay an additional 10,000 Baht graduation fee (this is inclusive of graduation ring).
ELL Programs & After – School Tutorial programs are available at both campuses at an additional cost.
Transportation is available at an additional cost. The fee is assessed from the distance between home and the school.