American International School Vietnam is recognized by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training as an international school with English as the language of instruction. Our school (Early Years-Grade 12) is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of six US-based accrediting agencies.
AISVN is a member school of the East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS), an organisation of 170 member schools in East Asia founded in 1968. Our Head of School, Mr. Barry Sutherland serves as a member of the EARCOS Board of Trustees.
American International School Vietnam is fully authorized as an IB World School since 2010 for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and since July 2020 for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP).
American International School Vietnam is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP).
IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP) or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC).
Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org