American International School of Abuja
The American International School of Abuja (AISA) is a coeducational international day school for English-speaking students in grades pre-school to 12. Located in Nigeria’s capital city, AISA was founded in 1993. The school year runs from August to June, with 180 student contact days. There are approximately 450 students total in grades Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. AISA has a diverse International population with students from approximately 40 different Countries.AISA is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and offers an American curriculum based on U.S. standards. Grade 12 was added in the 2008-2009 school year, and the first senior class graduated in June 2009.
There are seven members on the School Board, one of which is appointed by the U.S. Ambassador. The remaining six members are parents of the school and elected for two year terms. Including the U.S. Ambassador’s representative, four of the seven School Board seats must be American. One Board member must be Nigerian, and the other two members may be from any nationality.