美加国际学校(Ameri-Can International Academy, 简称AIA)是一所由中美校长共同管理、中美教师共同执教的九年制高端国际学校，位于潍坊市高新区樱前街与惠贤路交汇处。学校以培养面向世界的国际化人才为目标，强调中西合璧的教育理念，更加重视孩子的智力、心理、道德，乃至整个身心的发展，更加有利于孩子的全面发展，在基础教育阶段重点培养孩子的创造力、领导力、与人交往的能力，以及艺术、体育等综合素质。学校自创办以来，秉承“把美国学校搬到中国来”的理念，全校上下、中美双方共同努力，学校赢得了政府及家长的高度赞誉。目前在校生来自英国、德国、巴西、韩国、新加坡、台湾等国家和地区。
Ameri-Can International Academy (aka AIA) is an exclusive international school that has been located at the intersection of Yingqian Street and Huixian Road of the High-tech district,Weifang for nine years. The school is jointly run by both aChinese and an English Principal as well as both Chinese and Western teachers. Our school focuses on cultivating an individual’s international talents through emphasizing a comprehensive education of the strengths within Chinese and English Cultures. We put our attention toward nurturing a child’s intelligence, psychology, morality, and their balance between using their body and mind. During the basic education stage, AIA stresses promoting the children's creativity, leadership, and communication skills along with personal expression through arts and sports.
SchoolSuperiority and Distinguishing Features
Internationalization of the school faculty
AIA sports a global faculty of unrivaled skills in Weifang. The school is run jointly by Chinese and Western teachers who have a passion for improving the lives of their students. Our foreign teachers have been educated at well-known universities within the United States or Canada before journeying to teachat AIA. Beyond their university education, many teachers either has had years of teaching experience or has completed one or multiple teaching licensures. Eachclass in our academy has its own American supervisor, a Chinese supervisor and a bilingual teacher.
Relaxed and individuality-respecting school environment
Our school boasts an enriched "American-style teaching environment". At our academy, we focus on each individual student's intelligence, psychology, morality, and other developmental aspects. We value a relaxed learning environment and respect each student's personality. We believe it is more important to develop the child's creativity, leadership, and communication skills, as well as artistic and physic alabilities, than just academic scores.
A good combination of Chinese and Western culture
AIA has a perfect combination of Chinese and Western curriculums. Besides our basic framework of mandatory Chinese courses, we also add American elementary and middle school courses, as well as Chinese cultural heritage courses. Our curriculum is closely linked with American ones; After attending our school, students from our academy could easily transfer to US schools. We also provide special tutoring programs to help students to get into elite US high schools.
Offering international exchange program
AIA has an International Exchange Program: Every year, AIA prepares advanced elementary and junior high students to visit the United States or transfer into American schools. American International Academy also invites teachers and students of cooperative American schools to visit and study at our campus as well.
Internationalizationof the management team
AIA has Global management: Our academy is managed by a recognized, international education management company. Beyond that company, AIA also has an outreach program with our cooperative universities from US that assists training our staff and providing targeted academic supports.