*For the 2017-2018 School year, the mission and values are in a process of review and updating.
JAIS is an independent, secular, coeducational school serving students in preschool through eighth grade which provides a rigorous American-international education in a culturally diverse and student-centered environment.
- to cultivate individual excellence through critical thinking, creativity, and initiative
- to nurture a community built upon diversity and mutual respect
- to capitalize on the unique setting of our locale to encourage students to become active and responsible global citizens
Motivating students to take personal responsibility for their learning, find inspiration through academic inquiry, and embrace the challenge of reaching their full potential
Nurturing a sense of community built on shared responsibility, empathy, and active participation in society through the practice of supporting others
Recognizing the worth and dignity of ourselves and others through reflection and active inclusion