Founded in 1945, the American School of Guatemala / CAG is an independent, non profit, non-denominational, college preparatory institution that offers a rigorous academic program modeled after the best educational practices and methodologies of the United States of America.
ASG is founded on the principles of co-educational, bi-cultural (Guatemala-United States), bilingual (Spanish-English) program. It serves the Guatemalan community and other families who value a holistic approach to education. Respect for religious, political, social, and ethnic diversity is a fundamental part of the Schools identity. ASG is fully accredited in the U.S. by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is recognized by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education as a Laboratory School.
As an active member of the Del Valle Grupo Educativo, ASG is actively committed to development of education in Guatemala. The mission of the American School of Guatemala is to empower its students to achieve their full potential and to inspire them to lead meaningful lives as responsible members of a global society. With enrollment of approximately 1,630 students, the American School of Guatemala focuses on continuity in a P-12 one-school model, committed to student-centered learning and community connectedness. For more information about the school, visit www.cag.edu.gt.