Welcome from the Head of School

A Welcome from Head of School, Nate Swenson

ISHCMC-AA is a leading American curriculum secondary school in Ho Chi Minh City, inspiring and challenging students  to achieve personal excellence and prepare them for their future.

Our highly qualified and dedicated teachers are student-focused, committed to developing each child’s unique interests, abilities, and ambitions.  This approach creates a culture of achievement in our close-knit community of over 400 students, demonstrated by our graduates earning over US $ 1,000,000 in scholarships to overseas universities.

We lay the foundations for success with 100% English language immersion and a rigorous American accredited curriculum.  We also offer an extensive Vietnamese Studies Program to ensure our students maintain their mother tongue and cultural roots.  ISHCMC - American Academy is proud to be the only school in Vietnam to offer university-level courses through both Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) and Advanced Placement (AP), giving your child unparalleled competitive advantage.

Above excellence in academics, our vision commits us to empowering our students to reach their potential across all endeavors – in the arts, sports, technology, and elsewhere.  With our positive, caring and engaging environment, our students love coming to school.  I welcome you to visit us to experience first-hand what sets ISHCMC – American Academy apart in the world of education.

Mr. Nathan Swenson

Head of School, ISHCMC – American Academy