Antananarivo Madagascar
The American School of Antananarivo

Established in 1969, ASA has a long tradition of serving the needs of those seeking an English-language education in the dynamic Antananarivo area. ASA is truly diverse; our largest nationalities are American, French and Malagasy, however our student body of around 260 represent 30+ nationalities. Our graduates have a tradition of transitioning successfully to competitive universities and colleges around the world.


The American School of Antananarivo (ASA) is an English-language international school in Antananarivo, Madagascar for students from Kindergarten through High School. ASA is grounded in the best tradition of American education, while innovative in practice and diverse in demographics. An International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, we have offered the IB Primary Years Programme since 2013 and the IB Diploma Programme since 2018-19.

  • Day school tuition $22473 - $25098 USD
  • Grades for day school Kindergarten/Year 1 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Scholarships Available Yes
  • Year founded 1969
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Curricula US National, IB Diploma, IB Primary Years
  • Type Co-ed


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
International Baccalaureate World School


Secondary scholarship program

Admissions Information

  • Students can join after the academic year begins Yes
  • Waiting List Yes
  • Application fee (domestic) $150 USD
  • Application fee (international) $150 USD


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • ELL support Yes
  • Gifted and talented student support Yes
  • Learning support Yes
  • Native English teachers Yes
  • Languages taught English, French, Malagasy, Spanish
  • Number of teaching staff 34
  • Examinations available

School Life

  • Bus service Yes
  • Sports teams available Yes
  • Pastoral Care No
  • Do students practice religion at the school No
  • School start time 7:45am
  • School end time 2:45pm
  • Max class size 22
  • School provides lunch Yes
  • Supervised care before or after school No
  • Uniform required No
  • Access to an educational psychologist No
  • Student nationalities 40
  • Average class size 15

University Relations

  • University counseling Yes
  • Percent that pursue university 100