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Casablanca American School

Casablanca American School

Route de la Mecque, Lotissement Ougoug, Quartier Californie, Casablanca, 20150, Morocco

+212 522 79 39 39



Casablanca American School
School type Coeducational Day
Founded 1973
Status Private
Head of school Robert van der Eyken
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 3-18
Number of pupils 693
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Noha Benani
Associations ECIS, IB, NEASC, MAIS

Founded in 1973, Casablanca American School offers an American educational program for children of US government employees, private US citizens and children of other nationalities wishing for an American high school diploma and the International Baccalaureate diploma/certificate. Casablanca American School is a coeducational, nursery through twelve. In October 1986, Casablanca American School became the first school in North Africa to offer the International Baccalaureate program. It is one of United States States Department of State overseas schools. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

Casablanca American School strives to be the leading institution in the region for developing successful global citizens. It provides a challenging and innovative international program within a nurturing environment, motivating and inspiring every student to achieve academic and personal excellence.

Casablanca American School focuses on the student-centered learning, which broadly includes methods of teaching that shift the focus of instruction from the teacher to the student. It aims to develop learner autonomy and independence by putting responsibility for the learning path in the hands of students. Student-centered instruction focuses on skills and practices that enable lifelong learning and independent problem-solving. Student-centered learning approach and practice are based on the constructivist learning approach that emphasizes the learner's critical role in constructing meaning from new information and prior experience.

Additionally to the rigorous IB curriculum, our school offers activities such as MUN, People to People, National Honor Society, Corps Africa, musicals, student council, CAS newspaper, art performances, Lala Hasnaa orphenage, and many sports, including swimming, basketball, soccer and badminton.