Sie sind auf Seite 1von 4

american

êinternational schoolê

HIGH SCHOOL PROFILE 2017-2018

What’s New At AIS? History


• Offering AP Research and Capstone Diploma • Fully accredited, independent, co-educational
• The AIS Framework, where learning experiences are international school
designed to be Social, Personal and Applied • Established in 1986
• US standards-based educational program for students
Accreditation from Early Childhood to Grade 12
• US-based Western Association of Schools & Colleges
(WASC) School Demographics
• East Asia Regional Council of Schools Member
OVER 39% OF OUR STUDENTS SPEAK
• International and National Association for College 3 OR MORE LANGUAGES FLUENTLY
Admissions Member

885 students from Early Childhood to G12


• Education Record Bureau Member

Academics
• 81 high school course options
270 High School (G9—12) students
• 21 Advanced Placement courses 70 Class of 2018 seniors
1:11 teacher to student ratio
• 298 AP exams taken in 2016
• One to one laptop/mobile technology
• Approximately 40 clubs & organizations
• ISSFHK athletic league member
• Community Service is embedded into our core values
and a requirement for promotion High School Faculty Profile
• Grade 9—10:10 hours minimum Teaching and Administrative Staff: 29
• Grade 11—12: 20 hours minimum Average Full-Time Teaching at AIS: 5.12 Years
• In 2017, students completed over 7,495 hours of
service, about double the requirement High School Student Nationalities
• All high school students participate in our Outdoor
24% 13% 13% 13% 13% 5% 4% 15%
Education and Leadership Program (OELP)
Hong Kong SAR South Korea USA China India Japan Other
Canada
Counseling Practices & Policy on
Early Decision School Calendar
• To ensure quality applications and thoughtful decision The school operates under a 180-day calendar, divided
making, AIS recommends students to apply to no into trimesters. The first trimester begins the third week
more than 10 institutions of August and concludes mid-November. The second
• AIS treats Early Decision as a global agreement; trimester begins mid-Nov and concludes late February.
therefore, students will withdraw applications from all The third trimester begins early March and concludes
other institutions if admitted under Early Decision mid-June.
• At AIS, empowered thinking is one of our core
values and of utmost importance. We recognize Language of Instruction
that academic honesty is essential in being an • English is the language of teaching and
empowered thinker, yet recognize that young adults communication
make mistakes. Thus, in the event a student has two • 26% of high school students speak English as their
or more instances of academic dishonesty, high first language
school counselors report these infractions on student
university applications.

High School Counselors Administration


CEEB #:
670435 Ms. Kris Bumpus, Head of Academic & Guidance
kbumpus@ais.edu.hk
Mr. Cameron Fox, Head of School
cfox@ais.edu.hk
UCAS:
41147 Ms. Heather Hendrickx, High School Counselor
hhendrickx@ais.edu.hk
Mr. Mike Wing, High School Principal
mwing@ais.edu.hk
High School Credit System
High school students must earn a minimum of twenty-four (24) Carnegie Credits to graduate with an AIS High
School Diploma. AIS has a rigorous college preparatory program, which requires students to successfully complete
four credits in each core academic course. In addition, a minimum of five (5) grade 12 or Advanced Placement (AP)
course credits are required for graduation.
Notes:
• High school students are required to take a full-time schedule of seven courses each academic year. AIS only offers
year-long credit courses. One credit is awarded for the successful completion of a full-year course.
• One Mathemathics Algebra I credit may be earned in Middle School Grade 8.
• High School transfer students receive one AIS credit for successfully completing 140 hours of academic work at
other institutions.
ENGLISH 4 VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS 2

MATHEMATICS 4 PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH 2


24 ELECTIVES 4 - 5 28-29
SCIENCE 4 WORLD LANGUAGES 2 MINIMUM TOTAL
REQUIRMENTS CREDITS
HUMANITIES 4 COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 2

2017-18 Upper Division Courses


ENGLISH SCIENCE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS Physical Education & Health IV
Critical Reading & Writing Life Science Art Foundation WORLD LANGUAGES
English Composition Physical Science Art Intermediate I Spanish I
Rhetoric & Composition Science In Context Art Intermediate II French I
Pre-AP English Pre-AP Biology Art Intermediate III French II
Applied English Pre-AP Chemistry AP Studio Art: 2-D Design Mandarin I
Critical Analysis Pre-AP Environmental Science AP Studio Art: 3-D Design Mandarin II
AP English Language & Composition AP Biology AP Studio Art: Drawing Mandarin III
AP English Literature & Composition AP Chemistry Studio Intensive Mandarin IV
AP Seminar AP Physics 1 Band I AP Chinese Language & Culture
AP Research AP Physics 2 Band II
AP Environmental Science Band III COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECH.
MATHEMATICS Band IV Computer Science & Technology I
Algebra I HUMANITIES Music Technology I Computer Science & Technology II
Geometry Social Studies I Music Technology III Technology & Design I
Geometry Honors American Studies AP Music Theory Technology & Design II
Algebra II Global Perspectives Drama I Applied Computer Science
Algebra II Honors Pre-AP World History Drama II & Technology
Applied Mathematics Pre-AP Psychology Drama III
Introduction to Pre-Calculus United States History Drama IV ELECTIVE
Pre-Calculus AP World History APS - Approved AP Study Hall
Statistics AP Microeconomics PHYSICAL ED. & HEALTH AWS - Work Placement
AP Statistics AP Macroeconomics Physical Education & Health I
AP Calculus AB AP Psychology Physical Education & Health II
AP Calculus BC Physical Education & Health III

Reporting Student Progress AIS UN-WEIGHTED GRADING SCALE


Grade Percentage (%) GPA
The school year is divided into trimesters. Students are issued a formal A 94 — 100 4.0
report card at the end of each trimester including both a Standards
A- 90 — 93 3.7
Based Achievement Grade and a Learning Attitude Grade. Attendance,
B+ 87 — 89 3.3
punctuality, preparation for class, meeting deadlines in submitting
B 84 — 86 3.0
work, accurately following instructions, making positive contributions to
B- 80 — 83 2.7
the lesson, seeking advice and feedback to overcome problems, and
C+ 77 — 79 2.3
academic integrity comprise the eight Learning Attitude criteria. AIS
C 74 — 76 2.0
grades reflect student achievement in meeting the expectations and
requirements of the high school program. C- 70 — 73 1.7
D+ 67 — 69 1.3
A student may earn placement on the Honor Roll or Principal Honor Roll D 64 — 66 1.0
only by achieving a GPA of 3.0 to 3.5 or 3.5 and above respectively in
D- 60 — 63 0.7
both of these areas.
Advanced Placement Program Academic Testing
• At AIS, we provide a total of 21 AP courses
• Most students choose to take one or more AP courses Class of 2017 SAT* Results
while in high school Section Middle 50% Mean
• We believe in open AP access and follow inclusive
enrollment practices EBRW 500 - 640 560
• We do not officially limit the number of AP courses a Math 27 - 35 31
student takes, but rather counsel students to take an Mathematics 540 - 700 610
appropriately challenging course of studies
Reading 24 - 32 28
• 298 AP exams were taken in 2016
• AP Exams are reported if two or more students tested Writing 25 - 32 28
Total 1070 - 1310 1160

2016-17 AP Exam Results Number of Seniors Tested: 59


* SAT reasoning data exclusively reflects results from the redesigned SAT
AIS AVERAGE GLOBAL AVERAGE

SEMINAR 25 3.24 Class of 2016-17 SAT Subject Tests* Results


STUDIO ART 2D 7 3.71
Subject Number Mean
STUDIO ART: DRAWING 2 4.5
Chemistry 14 645
ENGLISH LANG & COMP 2 3.5 Chinese w Listening 13 762
ENGLISH LIT & COMP 16 2.75 Math Level I 6 652
MACRO ECONOMICS 23 3.43 Math Level II 28 733
MICRO ECONOMICS 43 2.74 Physics 11 673
* SAT Subject Tests are reported if two or more students were tested
PSYCHOLOGY 25 4.32

WORLD HISTORY 16 3.75


AP Recognition Awards
CALCULUS AB 11 3.9
AP Scholar 23
CALCULUS BC 18 4.72 AP Scholar With Honor 15
COMPUTER SCIENCE A 14 3.0
AP Scholar With Distinction 15
International Diploma 2
BIOLOGY 10 3.2
Total Scholars 53
CHEMISTRY 15 3.33 Average Score 3.8
PHYSICS 1 25 2.2

PHYSICS 2 5 3.0
38% OF AIS CLASSES OF 2017 AND 2018
COLLECTIVELY EARNED AN AP AWARD
CHINESE LANGUAGE 23 5

Class of 2016 & 2017 Matriculation

EUROPE
NORTH AMERICA %
14
%
48
ASIA
31 %

GAP YEAR
1
% AUSTRALIA
%
6
Recent University Acceptances * indicates multiple acceptances

AUSTRALIA *Queen Mary University of London Musicians Institute


*Queensland University of Technology Liverpool University *The New School
*University of Sydney Newcastle University *New York University
University of New South Wales Queen Mary University of London North Carolina State University
Victoria University Royal Academy of Music *Northeastern University
Royal College of Music Oberlin Conservatory of Music
CANADA *Royal Holloway, University of London Oregon State University
*Acadia University Southampton Solent University Otis College of Art and Design
McGill University *University of Bedfordshire *Pennsylvania State University
McMaster University *University College London Pepperdine University
*Queen’s University University of Central Lancashire *Pratt Institute
*Simon Fraser University *University of Edinburgh, The *Purdue University
*University of British Columbia University of Exeter Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
*University of Calgary University of Glasgow Rhode Island School of Design
University of Ontario Institute of Technology University of Leeds Rochester Institute of Technology
*University of Toronto *The University of Manchester *Rutgers University
*University of Waterloo *The University of Nottingham *San Diego State University
*Vancouver Island University *The University of Sheffield *Savannah College of Art and Design
*York University University of Southampton *School of the Art Institute of Chicago
University of Warwick, The School of Visual Arts
HONG KONG University of the West Scotland Skidmore College
*Hong Kong Baptist University Southern California Inst. of Architecture
*City University of Hong Kong UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Stevens Institute of Technology
*Hong Kong Polytechnic University Art Center College of Design Stony Brook University
*Savannah College of Art and Design Berklee College of Music *Suffolk University
*The Chinese University of Hong Kong *Boston College SUNY Morrisville State College
*The Education University of Hong Kong *Boston University *Syracuse University
*The Hong Kong University of Science and Tech- *California College of the Arts *Texas A&M University
nology *California State Polytechnic University, Pomona University of Alaska Anchorage
*University of Hong Kong California State University, Long Beach University of Arizona, The
Chapman University University at Buffalo SUNY
JAPAN City University of New York University of California, Berkeley
*International Christian University *College of William and Mary *University of California, Davis
*Keio University Columbia College Chicago *University of California, Irvine
*Temple University Japan Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University University of California, Los Angeles
*Sophia University Emmanuel College *University of California, Riverside
*Waseda University Emory & Henry College *University of California, San Diego
Yokohama National University Emory University *University of California, Santa Barbara
Fairleigh Dickinson University *University of California, Santa Cruz
SOUTH KOREA Florida International University University of Hawaii
Chung-Ang University Florida State University University of Illinois at Chicago
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Fordham University *University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
*Hanyang University *Full Sail University The University of Iowa
Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology The George Washington University University of La Verne
*Korea University Georgia Institute of Technology University of Maine
*Sogang University Hampshire College *University of Massachusetts, Boston
*Sungkyunkwan University Hawaii Pacific University University of Massachusetts, Lowell
*Yonsei University High Point University University of Miami
*Indiana University *University of Michigan
SWITZERLAND Iowa State University *University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Franklin University Switzerland *Johns Hopkins University University of Tampa
Les Roche International School of Hotel Management Lesley University *University of Virginia
Swiss Hotel Management School *Loyola University Chicago *University of Washington
University of Lausanne Lynn University *University of Wisconsin, Madison
Maine College of Art University of Rochester
UNITED KINGDOM Maryland Institute College of Art University of Southern California
Architectural Association School of Architecture *Marymount California University Wheaton College
Arts University Bournemouth *Mass College of Art and Design Woodbury University
Aston University Merrimack College
Bellerbys College *Michigan State University OTHER
Cass Business School Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Tel Aviv University
Coventry University Minnesota State University Univerita Bocconi
Durham University Moore College of Art and Design
*King’s College London

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL


125 Waterloo Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
T (852) 2336-3812 F (852) 2336-5276
E admin@ais.edu.hk W www.ais.edu.hk