American Embassy School, New Delhi, India

The American Embassy School is a premier international school providing a balanced education defined by a joyful pursuit of excellence in academics, athletics, arts, and service. We enable each student to be an inspired lifelong learner and a responsible, compassionate global citizen.

We provide an exceptional American education with an international perspective. AES offers a US-based program with Advanced Placement (AP) classes and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. AES is accredited in the US by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Students from ages 3-18 (PreK – Grade 12) from 60+ nations attend our school, making us a truly international community. The school’s student body is composed of children from the diplomatic, NGO, private and corporate sectors. AES graduates are enrolled at highly selective universities in the USA, Canada, the U.K., and many other countries.

Covering more than 13 acres situated in the middle of the diplomatic enclave, AES is more than a school. It is a true community center for the expat population in Delhi. Take a few minutes to learn more about the school, its mission, and the people, places and programs that make it such a special place to learn, work, and live.

More About AES


Welcome to AES

Thank you for your interest in the American Embassy School. Whether a move to AES is in the works, or you are considering a move to India sometime in the future, we hope the information found on our website will be helpful to you.

AES community members are fortunate to benefit from outstanding educators, plentiful resources and a beautiful campus. New Delhi and India also provide outstanding learning opportunities for students and adults alike, and AES makes a strong effort to assist our community members to connect with an area of the world with a remarkably rich history.

Our Mission includes the “joyful pursuit of excellence” and the desire to develop “responsible and compassionate global citizens.” We take our Mission seriously and search for ways to assist each student to reach their potential as lifelong learners and active citizens. Our motto of, “Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve,” is offered with sincerity and commitment.

AES is a friendly, student-centered environment. Faculty, staff, students and parents welcome guests and offer assistance to visitors and new community members. We are proud of our school and the varied opportunities we offer to students both on and off our campus. We hope you find this spirit within the information and images you see here.

Please let us know if you have questions about our philosophy or programs. We would be pleased to assist you.



What’s Happening at AES?


Graduation Ceremony  – Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Grad announcement


AES Golf Team – MESAC Champions!

The AES Golf Team yesterday finished as MESAC champions in the two-day MESAC Golf tournament in Dubai.  Congratulations to all six student-athletes and their coaches!

golf congrats

World Mathematics Championship


59 teams from 19 renowned international schools participated in the World Mathematics Championship (WMC) held in Kaula Lampur. In the last two days, AES ‘mathletes’ competed in 9 different rounds (Inspiration, Innovation, Pursuit, Codebreaker, Mathematician, etc.) in six skill categories: knowledge, strategy, and creativity, challenge, collaboration, and communication.

Two of our mathletes received the gold medals in Knowledge and Challenge categories, three received silver and bronze medals in Strategy, Collaboration and Communication categories. Three mathletes received Golden Tickets to participate in the WMC final event in Trinity College, University of Melbourne. Congratulations to all our students!!












Friday Night Lights


The walk of Pride and Achievement by our Graduating Class of  2019


The American Embassy School provides a balanced education defined by a joyful pursuit of excellence in academics, athletics, arts and service. We enable each student to be an inspired lifelong learner and a responsible, compassionate global citizen.

We believe that everyone:

  • has intrinsic value
  • needs safety, trust and respect
  • is responsible for his or her choices
  • learns and grows through challenge
  • lives more meaningfully when pursuing his or her passions
  • thrives in an environment of honesty and integrity
  • is enriched by diversity
  • is strengthened through service
  • flourishes in a community that is caring, collaborative, and nurturing
  • has the power to create a more peaceful world






AES by the Numbers

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High School Students

involved in voluntary service

AES Community

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AES Campus Size

Class Size

Average Class Size (Grades PK-12)


Number of 1:1 devices provided to students