What nationalities are represented in the school?
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.
What are the class sizes?
On the average there are 20 students per class. Maximum class size is 25 students per teacher at all levels.
Will my child(ren) learn foreign languages at ASK?
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.
Does my child need to speak & write English to enter ASK?
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.
What extra curricular activities do you offer?
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.
Do you have a campus?
Yes, a secure, closed campus in Shkabaj, Prishtina. There are classroom buildings, a resource center and library, two computer laboratories, 4 science laboratories, and a cafeteria.
What schools do your graduates attend after graduation?
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.