Students enrolled in our school will complete courses totaling a minimum of 48 credit hours. Saint Paul American School’s graduation requirements are designed to meet American accreditation standards and entry requirements for a wide range of colleges and universities. Saint Paul American School’s diploma requirements are split into 3 types; College Track Diploma, STEM Track Diploma and STEM Diploma.
The Saint Paul American School kindergarten to high school program was developed under three principles: flexibility, clarity, and current best practices. The curriculum utilizes several high-quality resources and all lessons are student-centered. It also utilizes Common Core Standards, NGSS, and AERO Social Studies standards in kindergarten to high school and District of Columbia Common Core Early Learning Standards for preschool and prekindergarten. Non-core classes follow US national learning standards. The curriculum also utilizes current trends and best practices in the American classroom and language learning like literacy blocks, centers-based learning, scaffold-instruction, technology integration, project-based learning, collaborative learning, professional learning communities, and Understanding by Design.