Atlanta International School, nestled in the historic campus designed by Philip Schutze in the heart of Buckhead, is an educational blend of Atlanta's old tradition and the pioneering international strength of present-day Atlanta.
As the innovator of a global curriculum for future leaders, AIS offers a program of academic excellence to American and international students, beginning with three-year-old and culminating in grade 12 with the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.
STUDENT POPULATION (2015-2016 academic year):
50% students are American and 50% are International
International Baccalaureate (IB) followed from four-year-old Kindergarten through grade 12 from Primary Years Programme (PYP) through Middle Years Programme (MYP) to Diploma Programme (DP)
Dual-language Primary School curriculum: English-French, English-German, English-Spanish. Language instruction is offered at beginner through native speaker levels in Secondary School.
Faculty, parents and students at Atlanta International School represent more than 96 countries and speak more than 50 languages.
YEAR FOUNDED:1984 (The school opened in 1985 in facilities rented from a local church and moved to its current location in 1995.)
FIRST CLASS OF GRADUATES:
Council of International Schools (CIS); International Baccalaureate (IB); AdvancED (formerly SACS); The Principals’ Training Center for International School Leadership (PTC)