The International School Ho Chi Minh City's American Academy in Vietnam is known as the country's leading American international secondary school because of its exciting university-level course programmes. This programme also allows young adults to try different career paths that will eventually serve as their basis for the course they would take when they enter the tertiary level of education. To top that off, the International School Ho Chi Minh City's American Academy is the only secondary school in the country to offer dual-enrolment programmes via the Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA). By enrolling in this course, students not only get a taste of what's waiting for them in college but will also be given academic credit directly from SU upon high school graduation.
As an international school, the International School Ho Chi Minh City American Academy ensures that its students are given the best quality of education they deserve. This school is aiming to provide adolescents with as many paths to higher learning as possible by helping them learn the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviour to succeed in the real world. This includes English proficiency, global-awareness, creativity, and many more. They only recruit, trains, and retains the best educators they could find, assuring parents that their children's future is in capable and responsible hands. As one of three members of the Cognita family of schools, the International School Ho Chi Minh City American Academy has been proven to have the right tools to help middle and high school students achieve their full potential. To achieve optimum learning experience for the students, the International School Ho Chi Minh City American Academy also invested in technologically-advanced facilities.
This includes comfortable and learning-conducive classrooms, science laboratories, a Video Production Lab, an Innovation Center, state-of-the-art Information and Communication Technology suite, an art room, and a library housing print and online resources that can quench the student's thirst for extensive knowledge. Students also have access to the school's University Counselling Suite where they can seek emotional, spiritual, and professional advice from the school'ss highly-skilled and experienced guidance counsellor. To cultivate camaraderie among through enjoyable activities, the International School Ho Chi Minh City American Academy also encourages students to participate in various extra-curricular sports such as badminton, basketball, and volleyball that are sometimes incorporated as part of the school's learning programme.