«InterAmerican Academy, working in a close relationship with culturally diverse families and communities, provides emotional and academic tools for students to excel through a challenging U.S. curriculum within a safe and caring environment. IAA nurtures students to become global citizens and leaders as well as discerning users of 21st Century Skills, prepared for post-secondary education and lifelong learning.»
- Full english inmersion from Nursery 2 to Grade 12.
- The only school in Guayaquil to offer a truly American curriculum and an official US diploma
The InterAmerican Academy is a culturally diverse learning community that provides students with an intellectually stimulating program, founded in research-based standards in a nurturing environment. We place students at the center of education, and encourage them to be creative individuals, critical thinkers, life-long learners, and socially responsible world citizens.
We employ current research and best practices, problem based learning, project based learning including inquiry, discovery, creativity, problem solving and self-direction to create a learning climate that is challenging, enjoyable, active and dynamic. The individuality and potential of each student will be maximized in a multifaceted, collaborative, high quality-learning environment.
We seek to nurture the intellectual, personal, social, physical, and affective development of the whole student. We value the strengthening of character through the practice of responsibility, respect, honesty, cooperation, compassion, and concern for the welfare of local as well as global communities.
The academy offers a demanding college preparatory curriculum leading to a U.S. high school diploma. Although the courses are designed to meet U.S. diploma standards, we prepare students for entrance into colleges and universities around the world. Most seniors choose to attend post-secondary institutions in the
United States, Europe, Canada, and Ecuador. IAA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is recognized by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education.