Core Value

The Pennsylvania American International School provides high-quality academic experience in a bilingual setting, that draws on cultural diversity, to prepare citizens with integrity and commitment actively to the development of society in a globalized world.

To become the leading organization in the formation of integral persons with a spirit of service and intellectual curiosity, who persevere in their ideals and who are able to develop in different cultural environments, facing the challenges and uncertainties of the future with strength.


  • Excellence and Innovation
    We provide an educational environment that fosters personal and interpersonal growth through a comprehensive multilingual and international education, challenging our students and ourselves to fulfill the following expectations of our community, which fosters personality and prepares our students for university and long-life learning.
  • Leadership
    We aim to inspire and develop essential leadership skills in students. We direct them to work in a proactive, strategic, and resourceful manner, and constantly learn and improve; parallel with carefully considering the ability, persevering in the face of adversity, ensuring alignment between actions and beliefs, and being fully responsible for the outcomes.
  • Collaborative Community
    We all believe that collaboration is an important key to building a community. We always encourage our students to engage in meaningful activities, where student-centred and cooperation are highlighted. We desire they can find creative solutions to achieve superior results by themselves.
  • Inquirers
    We believe that self-enjoying learning and this love of exploring will lead to taking responsibility for students’ own learning. We expect to motivate students’ innate curiosity, then acquire inquiry and research skills and achieve independence in learning.
  • Risk – takers
    We hope our students will have the confidence to challenge themselves in exploring new things, as well as solving problems in different ways. We also create opportunities for students to courageously express their perspectives.
  • Balanced
    We understand that not only do we need to maintain the balance between academics, arts, athletics, and community service, but also nurture physical, social-emotional, creative, and intellectual wellness to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
  • Compassionate
    We direct our students towards behaving responsibly, with integrity, empathy, and dignity to gradually recognize the importance of unity and harmony, as well as demonstrate internationalism by bridging cultures and showing respect for and tolerance of others.
  • Equity
    We recognize our responsibility in delivering a balanced curriculum aligned with high-quality instruction to all students.
  • Respect
    We acknowledge it is necessary to foster respect, honesty, and appreciation for individual variation to promote a safe learning environment.