Universal American School (UAS) is an IB World School with a rigorous academic program with English as the language of instruction and offerings in a wide range of activities linked to the instructional program and to school values, in sports, and in an after-school activities program (ASA).
UAS offers its students a quality American international education that incorporates the strengths of the students' own cultures. School's goal is to develop students' core and essential skills, as well as their capacities for critical thinking and creativity. In addition to cultivating a passion for learning, the school promotes the students' all-around the development of their character, and their sense of civic responsibility. The school's facilities are amongst the finest in the region, while its faculty is highly-trained educators is committed to ensuring the successful development of all students.
Admissions decisions are guided by the school’s mission, philosophy, and beliefs in which the central aim is to develop students who are “caring individuals, critical thinkers, and responsible world citizens”. Consequently, the school will consider applicants on the basis of their ability to succeed in the school’s programs and to actively contribute to the quality of school life. Furthermore, the school subscribes to the International Baccalaureate standards and values as reflected in the Learner Profile. In all decisions a student’s social, emotional, and educational needs and potential are at the center of the admissions assessment process.
Admissions decisions follow clearly established procedures involving staff members in admissions, in the academic administration, and counselling and teacher specialists. In the review process the Director’s decision is final regarding all applications for admissions.
UAS admits students of any race, color, or national and ethnic background to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded to or made available to students at the school. The enrollment or reenrollment of students requiring English-language (ELL) and Learning Support (LSC) may be limited in line with program and staffing policies as defined academic requirements.