ACS International Schools

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ACS International Schools
Cobham, Surrey
Egham, Surrey
Hillingdon, Greater London
Doha (opened in September 2011)

England, Qatar
Coordinates Coordinates: 51°20′49″N 0°24′04″W / 51.347°N 0.401°W / 51.347; -0.401
School type Private Pre-school–12th grade
Established 1967
Founder Gordon E Speed and Emmanuel J Poularas
Chairman David Thomas
Gender Co-educational
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.


ACS Cobham[edit]

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.

ACS Egham[edit]

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.

ACS Hillingdon[edit]

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.[1] New buildings adjoining the mansion were built in 1986 incorporating a gymnasium and cafeteria; a new wing was built in 1997.[2]

ACS Doha[edit]

The newest campus opened in September 2011, initially enrolling students from 3 to 14 years of age.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Pearce 2007, p.50
  2. ^ "History of the estate, ACS Hillingdon". ACS International Schools. 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011. 

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