Raffles American School (RAS) offers an outstanding American education with highly qualified international teachers. Professional development days are embedded into the school calendar in order for teachers to work together to keep abreast of best educational practices. Our goal at RAS is to educate the whole child through inquiry-based learning. Our curriculum follows the Common Core Standards for Math and Language Arts, Next Generation Standards for Science, and the American Education Reaches Out (AERO) standards for Social Studies. In addition, our strong co-curricular program offers a large variety of activities to appeal to the interests of all students, such as sports, dance, music, and art.
What really sets us apart are our four General Learning Outcomes (GLOs): problem-solving/thinking skills, communication skills, character/interpersonal skills, and organization/research skills. These 4 GLOs are the backbone of both our educational and co-curricular programs and are assessed throughout the year in all areas. Important in all aspects of life, these four skills bridge the academic world to the real world and prepare our students for the 21st century.
The junior and senior boarding programs at RAS focus on the academic, as well as the social/emotional development of our students. Our experienced boarding staff provide support and nurturing to help our students gain the skills necessary in order to be successful in whatever they do.
An excellent school. The American education curriculum is interactive between teacher and students and the learning is extremely enjoyable for the students without compromising on the high quality and standard of education as well as discipline. The school maintains high-standards across the board from academics and athletics to security and cleanliness. The teachers are professional and dedicated. The management, comprising very qualified and experienced individuals, are very hands-on, responsible and responsive. My children absolutely enjoy going to this school, so much so that on some days they prefer being in school than on holiday.