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Independent: private non-profit school in Brazil

  • Mailing address:
    The American International School (Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro)(EARJ)
    Estrada da Gavea 132
    Rio de Janeiro
  • T (55 21) 2125-9000
  • F (55 21) 2259-4722
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Memberships: Member ofAssociation of American Schools in Brazil, Association of American Schools in South America, European Council of International Schools, The College Board
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit
  • Lower School Ages: 3-10
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Lower School Numbers: 340 boys and girls (pre-K to 5th Grade)
  • Middle School Ages: 11-14
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Numbers: 170 boys and girls
  • Senior School Ages: 15-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Numbers: 230 boys and girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: No
  • School Year: Northern Hemisphere year (August through June), with holidays for Christmas and Spring break.
  • School Hours: 7.50pm – 3.20pm
  • Religion: Non-denominational


  • Adapted or School-Developed Curriculum
  • American Elementary (or Primary) Curriculum
  • American High School Diploma (College Preparatory)
  • Brazilian ENEM Entrance Exam (Exame Nacional do Ensino M
  • International Baccalaureate (Diploma)


  • Authorised by International Baccalaureate Organization (not to be confused as an inspection or accreditation agency)
  • National Association of British Schools in Spain (NABSS)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

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