American Nicaraguan School

About the School



The ANS Mission is to provide its multicultural student community with a US-accredited college preparatory program, based on democratic and universal values, that develops critical thinkers and ethical individuals capable of realizing their leadership potential by making meaningful contributions to society.

Core Values

  • Global Awareness
  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Respect for Self & Others
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Social Responsibility


  • Self respect and respect for others are necessary for a healthy community.
  • Accepting and appreciating diversity is essential for the full development of an individual.
  • All individuals are responsible for their actions.
  • Learning is a lifelong experience.
  • Honesty is essential for the building of trusting relationships.
  • In basic democratic values and equal rights for all.
  • In an individual’s right to a safe environment.
  • Families which provide love, acceptance, and discipline are fundamental to the development of a caring society.
  • Individuals must achieve their full potential.
  • Everyone must work towards the betterment of society.


  • We will not initiate or support programs and services that do not contribute to the achievement of our mission.
  • We will not tolerate behaviors that interfere with the learning process or jeopardize the emotional and physical safety of members of the school community.
  • We will not accept mediocrity from any member of our school community.
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