About us

Who we are

The American School of Warsaw (ASW) is a non-profit college preparatory, Pre-K through grade 12, international school, located in Warsaw, Poland.

By offering both the American High School Diploma and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, ASW prepares students for colleges and universities around the world. 

We believe in teaching the whole child. Through holistic nurturing and highly personalized approach to academic and co-curricular accomplishments, ASW inspires the best in students. 

Our educational program balances a rigorous academic curriculum with the arts, athletics, activities, and service learning. We equip our students for lives beyond the classroom, teaching them to be responsible, principled, and compassionate global citizens. 

Founded in 1953, ASW has served as the premier English language international school in Warsaw for more than 60 years, providing a welcoming and safe environment to all our students and their families.

  • 1000 Students
  • 50+ Nations
  • 8:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 65 Years of Educational Excellence
  • 35 Athletic Teams
  • 25 Acres of Campus Space


We are an authorized IB World School and accredited by the Council of International Schools CIS and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). We are also a member of CEESA and SCIS.

Learning at ASW

ASW is the only International Baccalaureate Continuum School in Warsaw that offers the Primary Years Program (pre-K-5), Middle Years Program (6-10) and Diploma Program (11-12). We provide a challenging student-centered, internationally minded, and English language learning environment where children across all grade levels are encouraged and supported to become independent learners and leaders

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