American Pacific International School
American Pacific International School is a privately owned boarding school in Chiang Mai, Thailand with a kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, and high school. The school operates on two campuses. American Pacific International Kindergarten (APIK) is in suburban Chiang Mai while the main boarding campus (MBC) is 25 kilometers from the city center. APIK has pre-nursery to grade 1 and the MBC has grades 1-12. It is a fee paying school, that opened in 1997, and makes annual tuition charges of 480,000 baht, or 12,800 USD.
|American Pacific International School|
158/1 Moo 3 Hangdong-Samoeng Road
It offers an American-style curriculum to those aged from two to eighteen within Thailand, and is fully registered with the Royal Thai Ministry of Education. The school has been accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) from the United States. The current principal is Luis Ramirez. The current head of school is Stacey Gailey. Previous heads include Greg Schellenberg, Ross Hall, Peter Welch, Keith Wacker and Barry Sutherland. The founding head was Gordon Jones, formerly of the Taft School, Connecticut, USA.
The teaching staff of the school mainly originate from the United States, with some from Australia, Thailand and Canada. Keith Wecker, a previous head teacher, did a podcast in late 2006 about his experience of being the head of the school.
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- American Pacific International School - International Schools in Thailand - Thailand Schools
- American International School in Thailand,Chiang Mai Boarding Day Elementary,Middle,High Schools,Nursery,Kindergarten,English,Summer Programs
- APIS Newsletter October 2007
- The Learning Edge Corporation - News: New Directors Join Board
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