Why Schutz?

When considering Schutz American School as a potential school for your children, please take into consideration the items on this Top 10 List:

Schutz is family

This school motto is not just a catchphrase, it is deeply embedded in the school culture.


Schutz is the oldest American school on the African continent.


Schutz hires outstanding teachers that prepare students to attend universities around the world.  With a nearly 100% graduation rate, Schutz alumni are leaders in their professions.


Schutz provides numerous opportunities to participate in activities such as Model United Nations (MUN), drama, Academic Games, choir, National Honor Society (NHS) and Student Council.

Class Size

Schutz maintains a relatively small class sizes. The average class size is 18 students.


Schutz has competitive teams in basketball, soccer and volleyball that play both locally and internationally.

Character Education

Schutz not only prepares students to be outstanding contributing members of society, but also instills a sense of integrity, respect for others and kindness.


Schutz is located in one of the oldest cities in the world with a rich cultural backdrop that provides numerous chances to see the ancient wonders of the world.

Community Service

Schutz believes in developing students who give back to their communities, such as participating in the Summer School Scholarship Program providing educational opportunities for children from the local Schutz neighborhood.


Students and staff are a short flight from amazing locations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.