The School Founded in 1990, the American International School of Mozambique (AISM) is an IB World School serving students from Early Learning (3&4) through grade 12. AISM is accredited by the U.S. agency, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, recognized and supported by the U.S. State Department of Overseas Schools, and authorized by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Primary Years Program (PYP), the Middle Years Program (MYP) and the Diploma Program (DP). The language of instruction is English and the school operates from August until June (180 days) with a semester break in December/January. The Students Current enrollment is 575 students representing nearly 40 nationalities. The student body comprises 18% U.S. citizens, 22% Mozambicans and a large majority (60%) of third-country nationals. The Faculty Academic administration includes a school director, primary and secondary principals, primary, middle and secondary school counselors, IB coordinators, librarians and an Integrated Learning Department (sports, activities and service learning). Teaching staff includes more than 80 educators from around the world with years of experience in international schools. All teachers and academic administrators participate in professional development and training sponsored by International Baccalaureate. The Facilities School facilities comprise 80+ classrooms, well-stocked primary and secondary libraries, technology and science labs, an auditorium and specially designed spaces for music, drama, dance and the visual arts. The AISM campus is completely enclosed and the school uses a secure entry/exit system. Sports and recreational facilities include playing fields and playgrounds, a 25-meter outdoor swimming pool and a covered sports and tennis court. A cafeteria serves nutritious meals and tasty snacks during morning breaks, lunch and after school. A Tuck Shop, offering light snacks, is also available for secondary students. AISM families may use the school’s recreational facilities at designated times. New construction projects will provide a new cafeteria, a dedicated Early Learning Center, and a state-of-the-art Sports Complex.