“Our mission at KAS is to cultivate intellect, creativity, and character in all members of our inclusive community to prepare ourselves for the many challenges of the world and to grow in belonging within it.”


“Community members of Karachi American School come to us from all walks of life and from these varied backgrounds we gain strength through diversity of opinions and experiences. Our community will encourage creativity of mind, initiative in activity, boldness of behavior, and an ability to adapt to the changing world. Inherent in this relentless goal is a celebration of the rights and values of others, a commitment to self-expression, and the acknowledgement of our responsibility for the global community that sustains us. In our environment students will develop a kind, mature, and confident character capable of exercising sound judgement in new environments and changing social circumstances.”


We believe that:
  • All people have inherent worth
  • All individuals are responsible for the choices they make
  • All people have the potential to achieve
  • A community thrives when its’ diverse members cooperate and contribute
  • There are universal, secular moral values
  • Creativity, adaptivity, and effort are essential to success
  • Proactive planning meets the challenges of a changing world

Learning Philosophy and Theory

‘The Karachi American School believes in providing the highest quality American education, rooted in the values of individuality, innovation, diversity, inclusion, and achievement. Our curriculum includes a rigorous study of academic subjects, the arts, physical education and athletics, as well as an abundance of involvement in leadership, extracurricular activities, and community service. KAS recognizes that each student has unique potential and believes that fostering the growth of individual talent is crucial to its success as a learning community. KAS faculty are passionate about the subjects they teach, foster respectful and inclusive learning environments, and believe in the capacity of all children to excel.
At KAS, students are expected to nourish a passion for learning as well as a commitment to self-discipline, personal growth, and social responsibility. We also expect students to build strong skills in communication, critical reasoning, and research. As an international school, KAS recognizes that its students come from varied backgrounds. Students are expected to use this opportunity to share their diverse experiences and skills in order to promote the development of themselves and of their fellow students. In the process, KAS students develop the capacity for leadership both locally and globally.”

KAS at a glance

Karachi American School was founded in 1953 and is a selective co-educational day school, which offers an instructional program from Pre-Nursery through Grade 12. Karachi American School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, loan policies, athletic and other school administered programs. Founded to serve American and other expatriate children, Karachi American School has developed into a premier learning institution following an American college preparatory curriculum.
While students of all nationalities are enrolled, the school seeks to accommodate primarily those transient students from the expatriate business and diplomatic communities whose academic careers are best served by an American educational system. The school is housed in a modern plant on approximately 25 acres of land. Included are elementary and secondary libraries, art studios, science and computer laboratories, a gymnasium, an auditorium, squash and tennis courts, playing fields, a cafeteria, a swimming pool, health facilities, and a snack bar.


A graduate of Karachi American School, will:
  • Have a sense of discipline (discipline of mind)
  • Be able to examine, interpret and analyze information
  • Draw conclusions, make inferences and synthesize results to adapt to situations
  • Be creative while addressing issues and problems