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American International School of Cape Town

The American International School Cape Town for age 2-18 runs a US credit-based system leading to WASC-accredited high school diploma and includes AP classes. Follows northern hemisphere school calendar.

  • American International School of Cape Town
    42 Soetvlei Avenue
    Cape Town
    Western Cape
    South Africa
  • T +27 (0)21 713-2220
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • School Ages: 2-18
  • School Gender: Mixed
  • Total School Numbers: 500
  • Teaching Language:
    • English/Other
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: Northern hemisphere calendar August to June divided into two semesters (Aug-Dec, Jan-June). Each has two terms with short breaks in October and March.
  • School Hours: 08.00 - 14.50 (Mon-Thurs) / 13.45 (Fri)
  • Annual Fee Range: R 124,089 - R 226,635
  • Fee Information: Application fee: Non-refundable application fee R 1,000 Seat guarantee deposit R 15,000 (deducted from tuition fee); From K-G12 Capital Fee R 40,000 (payable annually for 4 yrs); Bus fare R 34,000; English Language Learners (one off payment) R 18,000;
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA)
  • State/Independent: Non-profit


  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • American elementary (or primary) curriculum
  • American high school diploma (College Preparatory)
  • American middle school curriculum


  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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