ACS International Schools
|ACS International Schools|
Hillingdon, Greater London
Doha (opened in September 2011)
|School type||Private Pre-school–12th grade|
|Founder||Gordon E Speed and Emmanuel J Poularas|
|Age||2 to 18|
|Campus||Four locations: Cobham, Egham, Hillingdon, Doha|
|Mascot||Cobham: Cougars, Egham: Jaguars, Hillingdon: Hawks, Doha: Dolphins|
|Accreditation||The New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Tuition||£4,000-£34,600 (per annum)|
ACS International Schools is a group of four private schools, three in England and one in Qatar. Until 2005, the organisation was known as American Community Schools. The four campuses are in Cobham and Egham in Surrey and in the London Borough of Hillingdon and Doha, Qatar which has opened in September 2011.
Situated in Surrey, 15 miles from Central London, ACS Cobham offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma and an American curriculum including the Advanced Placement courses. Accommodating both day and boarding requirements, with separate-wing dormitory facilities for over 100 boys and girls grades 7 to 12.
A day school situated on a 20-acre (8.1 ha) campus, in Surrey, opposite Windsor Great Park. ACS Egham specialises in the International Baccalaureate.
A day school, less than 15-mile (24 km) from Central London, located near Uxbridge and Hillingdon tube stations. The school is centred on Hillingdon Court, purchased by the organisation in 1978. New buildings adjoining the mansion were built in 1986 incorporating a gymnasium and cafeteria; a new wing was built in 1997.
The newest campus opened in September 2011, initially enrolling students from 3 to 14 years of age.
- Aaron Eckhart (1986) – actor
- Alex Corbisiero (2005) – rugby player
- Ankit Love (2002) – artist
- Dave Weigel (2001) – writer
- Pearce 2007, p.50
- "History of the estate, ACS Hillingdon". ACS International Schools. 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011.
- Pearce, Ken. (2007) Hillingdon Village. Stroud: Sutton Publishing ISBN 978-0-7509-4675-9