The American International School of Kingston (AISK) is an independent private school in the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica. AISK offers education from the Early Development and pre-kindergarten years through to Grade 12 in a US-based education style.
Academic Profile 2022 -2023
The American International School of Kingston serves the educational needs of not only Jamaicans but many international families who live and reside in Kingston Jamaica. Located in the largest and fastest-growing city on the island, our community enjoys a diversified economic base.
CORE VALUES EXCELLENCE | INTEGRITY | RESPECT | EMPOWERMENT
Diversity is reflected not only in the student body but also in the staff/administration. There is a blending of national educators - 57 teachers of which 54% are Jamaican, 10 teachers or 18% are American and 16 teachers or 28% are third-country nationals from Canada, UK, Australia, The Netherlands and Germany. 46 out of 57 educators, or 80% have earned a Masters or PhD degree.
The school calendar outlines 2 semesters. Semester 1 starts in August and ends in January. Semester 2 commences in January and finishes in June. Total school days are 181. The school day starts at 7:45 AM and ends at 3:00 PM for all students.