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The American School Foundation of Guadalajara (ASFG)
is a school of 1426 students in pre-school through twelfth grade. It is the only US
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...
accredited school in Guadalajara
Guadalajara is the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara. The city is located in the central region of Jalisco in the western-pacific area of Mexico. With a population of 1,564,514 it is Mexico's second most populous municipality...
. The school was founded in 1908, and has been a non-profit organization since 1956. ASFG offers accredited US and Mexican
The United Mexican States , commonly known as Mexico , is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of...
diploma programs, and graduates go on to attend prestigious universities in the United States, Mexico, and around the world. Bilingual instruction carried out by native English and native Spanish-speaking faculty, recruited both locally and internationally. Janet Heinze serves as Director General or ASFG.
ASFG has the second largest collection of books published in English among the private schools in Mexico. The school publishes the award winning Sin Fronteras
literary magazine. In addition it has a very competitive Model United Nations team (attending UNITESO, CACMUN, BEIMUN, SMUNC, and IMMUNS). In recent years, ASFG has received international recognition at Destination ImagiNation in Tennessee, and at the INFOMATRIX competition in Romania.