Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision

Our mission is to empower pre-school through 12th grade students to become global citizens with the critical thinking skills and the self-confidence to maximize their potential.

The American School of Barcelona inspires students to lead with integrity, to be open-minded, and to make the world a better place.

ASB Core values

Caring, Innovative, Rigorous, Resilient and Joyful
Core ideology
  • Continuously improve through innovation.
  • Create responsible global citizens.
  • Develop independent and critical thinking students.
  • Provide a caring environment that gives students the self-confidence to maximize their potential.
  • Educate for diversity.

ASB Accreditations

  • ASB is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
  • ASB is recognized in Spain as a Centro Extranjero (foreign school) by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Spanish Ministry of Education
  • ASB receives a grant from the US Department of State's Office of Overseas Schools
  • ASB belongs to the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS) and European Council of International Schools (ECIS) regional associations
  • ASB participates in the European Sports Conference (ESC), a regional sports league made up of schools from around the region
  • ASB is a member of the Barcelona International School Association (BISA) and has close ties with other international schools in Spain.