International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy, Vietnam

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Telephone: +84 (0) 28 3898 9100

16 Vo Truong Toan, An Phu Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City

ABOUT International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy, Vietnam

The International School Ho Chi Minh City – American Academy is a world-class middle and high school for children aged 11-18 years. We offer a comprehensive and robust academic programme built upon the principles and standards of the American education system.

Our rigorous American Curriculum, including Advanced Placement (AP), is designed to inspire our students to become successful lifelong learners and responsible global citizens.

As a partner school of Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA), ISHCMC – American Academy prepares students for success at university and gives them the opportunity to earn university credit while they are still in high school.

With this comprehensive academic programme, we offer our students the opportunity to achieve future success in top universities worldwide

“My child has developed their English skills with the strong EAL program at the American Academy. They also offer a strong university preparation program from early High School, preparing students for entry to top universities worldwide.”

Nguyen Ngoc Minh, Parent

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing in 2013 showed 30% of students grew 2+ grade levels in one year compared to US standards in English reading, and 65% grew 2+ grade levels in one year compared to US standards in Mathematics.

Students’ rate of progress in Reading increased by 16.1% compared to the previous year.


Mark Lewis
Head of School

Mark is an international educator with three decades of experience in education. He has a Master's in Educational Leadership from San Diego University, a Bachelor's of Education from the University of British Columbia and certifications from the Summer Writing Institute, the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Principal Training Centre for the International School of Leadership.

Mark was previously Principal of Bodwell High School, North Vancouver, Canada. He has served as Head of School for both middle and high schools in his career and has a deep understanding of how students learn across age groups.

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At a Glance

Ages Taught
11-18 yrs
American Curriculum
Type of School
Day School, International School
Main Language
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