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The American School of Kinshasa

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


The American School of Kinshasa (TASOK), founded in 1961, is an independent, coeducational day school offering an educational program from preschool through grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The school year is comprised of two semesters running from mid-August through mid-June. TASOK has continued its long-standing tradition of providing a rigorous academic American High School program. To this end, the school graduated its first International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program Candidates in May 2019. TASOK is a fully accredited IB World School, offering all three of the IB Programs: Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP), and Diploma Program (DP).

This 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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