About Our School

Brussels American School Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Brussels American School Vision

The Vision of Brussels American School is to provide each student a diverse education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes academic excellence, life-long learning, self-discipline, global citizenship and tolerance.


Brussels American School (BAS) is a unit school, kindergarten through 12th grade with 289 wonderful and interesting students. The school is located in the green belt surrounding Brussels in the quaint town of Sterrebeek, a Flemish speaking commune.

The school provides a wide variety of programs for Kindergarten through 12th grade. We have a highly qualified, motivated and caring teaching staff of 33 teachers. The school provides a variety of support positions such as Information Specialist, Reading Support, Educational Technologist, English as a Second Language, Counselor and Gifted Education. We offer a PSCD (Preschool for Children with Disabilities) program as well as an outstanding special education program Pre-K - 12th grade. We also provide speech and occupational therapy services. Our school is unique in that we have a combined population of elementary, middle and high school students. Our elementary team consists of one of each self-contained classroom kindergarten through 5th grade. Each elementary students receives weekly instruction in PE, Host Nation (French and Dutch), Art, Music, Library Science, Computer Science and Enrichment. Our middle and high school provide a well-rounded selection of courses so that our students are well prepared for the twenty first century. Our school offers a variety of Advanced Placement course for our students such as Calculus, French, Statistics, World History, Language, Literature, Chemistry and Physics. Our day doesn't end at the ringing of the bell at BAS, students are offered an ample variety of sports and clubs. After school clubs are offered throughout the school year to include Student Council, Chess, Art, French, Drama, Homework and CSI. After school sports are also offered to include soccer, track, cross country, basketball, wrestling, tennis, and cheerleading. Students are also provided opportunities to compete in Model United Nations, Model NATO, Honors Band and Chorus.