One of our STRENGTHS is the location in the heart of the city, which makes LEARNING even more ENTICING for students, by not having long travel days.
High Security inside and outside the school building, including physical security.
A range cultures is represented in the school. There are about 15 nationalities at ASK. Approximately 80% of the students are Kosovar Albanians, about 10% are American, and the rest are from other countries of Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa.
On the average there are 20 students per class. Maximum class size is 25 students per teacher at all levels.
Is required in order to graduate, every student must take 2 years of foreign language. We offer German, French, and Italian as a second language, Albanian as a local language for grade 1-12. The classes are offered by levels, from beginners to advanced, with students placed in their appropriate level with other students their age.
Not if your child would enter grade 4 or lower. However, for grade 5 and above, we require increasingly better English to enter the school. For the High School Division we require all new applicants to take the ASK Entrance Examination in order to register.
There is an extensive sports program, arts and crafts options, music and drama, and a whole range of clubs and activities, including student government, community and social service, ecology, Model United Nations, Newsletter, Basketball, etc.
Yes, a secure, closed campus in the heart of the city of Prishtina. There are classroom buildings, a resource center and library, two computer laboratories, 4 science laboratories, and a cafeteria.
ASK was founded in 2003, and had only 2 graduates. Since then, we have had over 480 graduates, from which 38% are in Universities abroad (15% US; 23% Europe) and 62% are in universities in Kosova, mainly at the American University in Kosovo (AUK). All of the students that are abroad have earned at least one scholarship. The lowest amount of scholarship gained so far by our students is $7,500, while the highest being $230,000. It is worth mentioning that part of our students at AUK have earned scholarships as well.
No, as nearly one third of the students are new to the school each year. We do special orientation programs for new students and parents.
School runs from 07:30 AM until 04:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Student Clubs gather after school classes.
Approximately 80% of ASK families live in Prishtina and the others live throughout Kosova. Some of our students come to school by our school buses and some of them walk, since a large number of the students live in the center of the city.
Parents are invited to come at Open House, conferences, and committees. Some are also involved in after school activities and sports.
We love to see parents at school!
Yes, all high school students are required to wear the uniforms and the dress code aligns with the school code for behavior, emphasizing Respect, Responsibility, and Honesty. Teachers, as well as the elementary students, on the other hand do not have uniforms but wear casual, clean, and neat clothes.
Applications can be submitted any time of the year, however the Entrance Examination is offered on Saturdays, starting in April. We strongly suggest, however, that applications be completed by May 15 in order to avoid waiting lists.
We cannot guarantee that there will be spaces available at that point, given the high demand. As a consequence, we give families, companies and embassies the option of paying the full year’s tuition at the time of acceptance in order to hold a space for January.