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Download the Special Needs Profile (Spring 2023 Special Needs Ecuador, Quito) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.


Academia Cotopaxi American International School is a private, independent, coeducational American international day school serving students from preschool (beginning at 12 months) through grade 12 for all nationalities. The school was founded in 1959 and is located in the northern part of Quito. The academic year begins in late August and ends in June. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as by the International Baccalaureate Office and recognized by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education. The school is a member of the Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA).

This Fact Sheet is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of March 2023 and provided by the school.

NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in spring 2023 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.

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