Mission, Vision and Values
At Dunecrest American School we provide a holistic American international education that inspires students to discover their talents, pursue their passions, and make a positive impact on their communities and the world beyond.
Is to be a vibrant learning community that nurtures global leaders.
Raising Student Achievement Every Day, Every Way.
"Our mission is to provide a holistic American international education that inspires students to discover their talents, pursue their passions, and make a positive impact on their communities and the world beyond."
Dunecrest American School provides a co-educational, English language, college preparatory program of studies as well as The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program that culminates in awarding eligible students an American High School Diploma and/or International Baccalaureate Diploma. A holistic education is provided that encourages high standards of academic achievement, meaningful collaboration, and personal development, while supporting the unique needs of each learner. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives in a safe and nurturing learning environment, such that the cultural identity of each student is valued. We prepare students to contribute to and thrive in a multicultural society. We support students in the development of skills and learning strategies. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and wellbeing. Learning explicitly addresses guided and independent inquiry and investigations, skill development, and thinking strategies for finding solutions to the complex challenges posed in developing a sustainable and peaceful world.
Dunecrest American School offers a comprehensive, standards-based curriculum that places the student at the center of instructional and programmatic decision making. The school caters for students from PreK to Grade 12. The curriculum is based on the U.S. Common Core Standards and U.S. AERO (American Education Reaches Out) Standards for grades KG2-12, while for PreK and KG1, the “Creative Curriculum” early years learning model is used. In addition to an American High School Diploma, the school offers a separate International Baccalaureate Diploma Program option for students in Grades 11 and 12. Students will learn to think critically, collaborate with peers from diverse cultural backgrounds, and use creativity to solve unique challenges through our interdisciplinary, inquiry-based learning approach.
As a member of the Dunecrest American School educational family, you will have the opportunity to experience and bring alive the central pillars that drive our journey to educational excellence.