At the American English Academy, we motivate young individuals to explore their path toward success. Our students expand their creativity and knowledge in a secure and welcoming environment where meaningful relationships are built through empathy.
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Years of Experience in
Students from All Over the
Ratio of International to
Languages Spoken by
Average Number of Students per Class
Graduates Admitted to
University or College
Teachers with 7+
Years of Experience
8000 sq. m.
State-of-the-art School Campus
Every day is a new adventure for our youngest learners. They are filled with new ideas, eager for new friendships, and curious for new exciting discoveries.
We believe that elementary school, Grades 1-5, is the foundation of a lifelong learning process and we take this responsibility very seriously.
The middle school benefits from an extensive range of excellent resources helping students reach their potential while developing their self-confidence, resilience, and a growth mindset.
The American education is known for its flexibility and academic program personalization. At AEA, we strive to deliver a flexible and challenging full college and university preparatory curriculum.
Dual Language Program
In addition to its American international curriculum, AEA offers an optional Dual Language Program designed to meet the specific educational requirements of its local students from Pre-school to Grade 12. The program is fully licensed by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and offers a curriculum in alliance with the national academic standards for the respective grade level.
Students who choose this program are being taught in Bulgarian and English language of instruction. They follow both the U.S. Common Core and the Bulgarian national academic standards receiving double certification after the successful completion of each grade.
The Dual Language Program aims to develop students’ bilingualism, biliteracy, and biculturality. It provides students with the opportunity to benefit from their national curriculum enriched with the global perspective of an international education. We train the Dual Language Program students to become global citizens educated and equipped to pursue higher education and career opportunities both in Bulgaria and worldwide.
The American English Academy (AEA) is a day coeducational international school which offers a full U.S. standards-based educational program from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. Based on international Best Practices and accreditation requirements, the school’s curriculum follows the U.S. Common Core Educational Standards. The learning program is in English language, student-centered, and includes a wide range of after-school activities and sports.
In addition to its American International Program, AEA offers an optional Dual Language Program especially designed for the specific educational requirements of Bulgarian students from the age of 5 to Grade 12. Provided in collaboration with the adjunct Abraham Lincoln Private School, the program fully meets the requirements of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education.
Whether you live in Bulgaria or you will be relocating here from another country, we recognize the importance of finding the best international school in Sofia for your children. We are here to help you all the way through the process of admission.
From your initial contact with us to your child’s first day of school, our friendly Admissions team will answer all your questions and guide you through the application and enrollment process at AEA.
We encourage you to explore our website to find out more about our program and to come for a visit to experience the unique atmosphere at our school.
Accreditation and License
AEA is fully accredited by the premier International agency Middle States Association – Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS).
In addition to its American international curriculum, AEA offers an optional Dual Language Program designed for the specific educational requirements of its local students. The program meets the requirements of a standard Bulgarian education and it is delivered in cooperation with the adjunct Abraham Lincoln Private School, fully licensed by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education.