American School Foundation of Monterrey, A.C. (ASFM) is a private, secular, non-profit, U.S. accredited, coeducational institution, which offers a college-preparatory educational program from nursery through 12th grade to both the local and international population. ASFM fosters open minds, caring hearts, and global leadership within the entire school community. ASFM serves a diverse population and prepares all students through an innovative, inclusive, and intensive program focused on engaging and enabling students to achieve their individual potential in citizenship, academics, athletics, and the arts.
Curriculum: All instruction is in English, except for Spanish language classes. The curriculum is similar to that found in U.S. public schools in grades K-9. Two courses of study, however, are offered in grades 10-12: one leads to the Mexican Bachillerato and the other to the U.S. diploma. The school is accredited by Cognia and by the state educational authorities in Mexico. Graduates of the school attend universities and colleges in the United States and Mexico.
Faculty: In the 2021-2022 school year, ASFM has 472 total staff including 278 teachers.
Enrollment: Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year was 2,454 (N-K: 487; grades 1-5: 829; grades 6-8: 500; and grades 9-12: 638.)
Facilities: ASFM operates on one campus on a beautiful fifty-acre site. The elementary school serves students in nursery through grade 5. The middle school/high school serves students in grades 6-12.
Finances: Finances: In the 2021-2022 school year, about 98% of the school’s income derives from tuition. Annual tuition rates are approximately: N-PK: $10,737; K-grade 5: $12,073; grades 6-9: $13,688; and grades 10-12: $16,011. There is a one-time entrance contribution fee of $8,910 and a one-time registration fee of $1,276 for new students. Fees are payable in U.S. dollars or Mexican pesos. (All fees quoted here are in U.S. dollars, but officially are posted in Mexican pesos at www.asfm.edu.mx. They may present an increase or decrease from year to year due to the normal increase of tuition per year plus/minus an appreciation/depreciation of the Mexican peso due to variations in the exchange rate.)
Special Needs: Download the Special Needs Profile (Special Needs Mexico, Monterrey) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.
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 September 2021 and provided by the school.