Mission and Core Values
Shanghai American School inspires in all students:
Our Mission Statement
- A lifelong passion for learning
- A commitment to act with integrity and compassion
- The courage to live their dreams.
Our Core ValuesWe believe that:
- Embracing diversity enriches individuals and communities
- Acts of compassion and generosity of spirit create a better world
- When individuals take responsibility for their own decisions, they are empowered to make positive impact
- Each individual has intrinsic value and the potential to contribute to society
- Collaboration is key to overcoming complex challenges and achieving common goals
- Integrity is the foundation of enduring relationships, quality institutions and well-functioning communities
- As global citizens we have a duty to care for the earth and its inhabitants to ensure the well-being of humankind
- Creativity, critical thinking and a lifelong passion for learning are essential to personal fulfillment and to meet the challenges of the future.
Collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and a lifelong passion for learning.