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Mission, Vision, and Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)

Our Mission: 
American School in Taichung is an international school with a commitment to excellence, integrity, and responsibility that prepares college-bound students for a rapidly changing world.

Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)
The faculty, staff, and parents of American School in Taichung assist students to be: 
  • Lifelong learners with a grounding in literature, history and the social sciences, mathematics, physical and life sciences, the arts, and information technology. 
  • Critical thinkers who apply logic, reasoning and creativity to solve complex problems. 
  • Effective communicators who are able to read, write, listen and speak, both academically and socially, in English. 
  • Cooperative individuals who maintain good relationships with others and can work effectively and efficiently in a group setting. 
  • Productive persons who are self-disciplined and value both physical and mental effort. 
  • Global citizens who appreciate cultural diversity, and contribute to their world. 
  • Responsible individuals who demonstrate excellence and integrity, both academically and personally.
Focus ESLR by Month
Focus MonthESLR
August   School Mission
SeptemberLifelong Learners
OctoberCritical Thinkers
November  Effective Communicators
JanuaryCooperative Individuals
FebruaryProductive Persons
MarchGlobal Citizens
AprilResponsible Individuals

Focus Essential Questions by Grade Level
Grade LevelEssential Question
8What does it mean?
9What opportunities does the school provide?
10How am I doing?
11What more do I need to do?
12How does this affect my future?