Schutz American School
Schutz American School is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, co-educational
day school for students of all nationalities in Early Childhood-Grade
12. Founded in 1924 and governed by a 12-member board of directors,
the school is accredited by the European Council of International
Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The Schutz American School curriculum is US general academic and
college-preparatory. The school administers all College Board tests,
and Advanced Placement programs are available. Arabic and French
are offered as foreign languages. The academic year begins in late
August and finishes in early June, with two-week winter and spring
breaks. The school day is 08:15 to 15:05.
The faculty consists of 26 men and women who hold 30 baccalaureate,
10 masters and doctoral degrees. Most academic staff are Americans
and Canadians with US education. The remainder of the academic staff
are Egyptians and third country nationals.
The student body is approximately 25% American, 43% Egyptian and
32% represented by 30 other nationalities. All of Schutz graduates
eventually attend four-year colleges or universities.
The Schutz American School operates on two campuses - the elementary
school (Pre-K-4) and the middle and high schools (5-12). Lighted
sporting facilities include tennis, basketball and volleyball courts,
a swimming pool and weightroom. Other facilities include an auditorium,
two libraries, computer labs, an art center, cafeteria and snack
The Schutz American School policy is to accept any student for
whom a legitimate educational program can be provided. However,
the school has no facilities for students who have disabilities
to the point where they cannot enroll in a normal program of studies.