Welcome & Profile

Middle School Profile

The purpose of the middle school program is to help the student make a successful transition from elementary to high school, and to prepare the student for the high school course of study. An American Curriculum is taught and all classes are taught in English. All students will be placed in Spanish based on their Spanish proficiency. Students will have the opportunity to explore new ideas, strengthen and learn new academic skills, make lasting friendships and participate in student activities.

ACS is committed to creating the best possible learning environment and challenging each student to reach his or her potential. In return, we expect students to work hard and act appropriately and responsibly at all times, both on and off campus.

High School Profile

The main focus of the ACS High School is to prepare students for universities and colleges in the United States, South America and Europe. An American curriculum is taught in grades 9-12. Students may earn a Bolivian and American Diploma.

A.C.S offers Advanced Placement courses in Grades 10-12. The courses include Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, English, History, Psychology, Human Geography,and Spanish. The class sizes range 15-25.

In addition to a rigorous academic program, students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities. ACS offers a range of sports and clubs for students to choose from. Varsity sports include soccer, volleyball, basketball and track.

ACS Calvert believes that developing the whole student through community service is essential to its educational mission. CSP’s provide students with opportunities to develop empathy, compassion, integrity, and respect for others through meaningful and regular service.

For grades 9-12 students, CSP hours are a graduation requirement: 20 hours per year = .25 credits per year.


If you would like to learn more about Secondary in the American Cooperative School, please contact: Grace Kerscher, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Street Address: Calle 10 y Pasaje Kantutas, Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia 

Mailing Address: c/o American Embassy, La Paz, Bolivia 

Phone: 591-2-279-2302

Fax: 591-2-279-7218

Email: acs@acslp.org

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