Pre-primary STEMinn class

Welcome to Stamford - American International School in Hong Kong

Stamford American School Hong Kong offers an inspiring world of international education for students aged 5 to 18 using an inquiry-based learning approach combined with rigorous American academic standards. Graduates receive an American diploma and the option of the IB Diploma, both offering access to top universities worldwide.

To prepare children for the future, starting from the age of 5, our pioneering STEMinn program develops critical skills needed for the 21st century by combining innovative projects with the latest technology. Both elementary and high school students can receive competitive STEM education in an esteemed international school in Hong Kong. In addition to core subjects, our international school’s broad and balanced curriculum includes athletics, the arts, and a daily world language program (Mandarin or Spanish) or a bilingual option (Mandarin/English) for lower elementary level students in Hong Kong. We offer a wide variety of after-school programs so every child can pursue their passion and interests.

Elementary Curriculum

Pre-primary to Grade 5

Middle School Curriculum

Grade 6 – Grade 8

High School Curriculum

Grade 9 to Grade 12

School Tour

School Tour

Happy, engaged students learn better. Learn how Stamford students achieve beyond their limits with an engaging hands-on IB education that guarantees them a world of opportunity. Join our school tour to tour our campus and learn about our innovative approach to whole child development.

Tour date: Feb 4, 2023

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  Ensure you tick the box for ‘Parent Statement’ and click ‘Submit Form’.


Key Facts About Us

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CCA Options


Course Options


Rigorous American Curriculum and IBDP International School

Students in Hong Kong are ready for the challenge of the IBDP as our rigorous American standards build a strong academic foundation with the school’s curriculum. Our personalized inquiry-based teaching approach develops higher-order thinking skills such as creativity, critical thinking and complex problem-solving, prepping our school graduates in HK to thrive in the modern world on an international basis.

Our Pioneering STEMinn Program

Our Pioneering STEMinn Program – fully integrated into Stamford’s Curriculum

Our school’s unique STEMinn program combines STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) with a focus on innovation in order to give students in Hong Kong the core skills needed for their future to stand out on an international scale.


Cognita International Schools Group in Hong Kong

Enroll at Stamford for a World of School Choice

Each Cognita school is as individual as its students, but we all share one common purpose: to create an inspiring world of education. You can expect quality education in every international Cognita school at different education levels, from elementary to high school. Learn how your enrolment at Stamford offers your child a passport to the world.

Applications to our international school are open for the HK 2023-24 academic year! Applications are prioritized by the date received and other priority criteria. If you are a parent that prefers to plan ahead, we also offer future years’ admissions at any time in Hong Kong. Applicants will receive early application priority over later applicants interested in our private and international school curriculum. Details will be kept on file and you will be contacted for the next steps.

Contact us now for your beloved little one to receive a one-of-a-kind education from a privileged international and private school in Hong Kong with an American education style.

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Discover a world of opportunities under one roof as this truly international education creates and offers choices of curriculum suited to your child's future path.

What makes Stamford special is the care, knowledge and professionalism of the staff and faculty.


Mom of Nicholas Grade 7

My child joined G1 this year and has been having an amazing time. She made tremendous improvement in most areas, particularly her attitude towards learning, where credits goes to the Stamdford team and her homeroom teacher!

Mrs. Lam

Grade 1 Parent

I have learned so much and could not be more grateful for all of the wonderful people I’ve been so lucky to have met on my journey, as well as all of the opportunities this school has provided me to truly showcase my talents. Go Lions!


Grade 10 student