School Vision & Guiding statements

Our Vision

Inspiring students to create their unique future.

Our Mission

Together, we cultivate a culture of optimism, excellence, and empowerment for everyone by developing the mind-set and skills to thrive in a complex world.

Our Values


Our Guiding Statements

At Stamford American International School


Acting with a genuine desire for transparency, honesty and respect.

We value COURAGE

Empowering our community to embrace risks and to see challenges as opportunities to grow.


Striving to build a creative culture of resilience, resourcefulness and thoughtful expression.



Fostering a caring community that embraces and celebrates all cultures, beliefs and perspectives.

Our Statement of International Mindedness

  • Cultivating a collaborative environment that promotes openness to diverse ideas and perspectives
  • Engaging with global education concepts and issues that promote inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Living international-mindedness as a present reality and not deferring it into the future or as a future aspiration
  • Understanding that culture plays a role in the individual approach to understanding of concepts and applications of knowledge and that all individuals have valuable knowledge and skills based on their individual experiences and cultures
  • Showing respect for diversity in ideas, perspectives, learning styles, approaches to problem-solving and cultures of individual community members
  • Engaging in collaborations with community members through social and professional learning platforms in the field of global education that contribute to an increasing global approach to learning in both content and pedagogy
  • Cultivating a personal awareness of our own cultural identity and its influence on personal dispositions and actions
  • Modeling social responsibility and cultural sensitivity in local and global contexts
  • Advocating for global education and social responsibility