Our Beliefs


As an International School Community:

  • We believe that each student is a valued individual with unique intellectual, social, creative, emotional and physical qualities.
  • We believe that students learn best in a nurturing multi-cultural community where achievements are recognized.
  • We believe that students become life-long learners when they take charge of their own education and communicate effectively.
  • We believe that highly qualified teachers and administrators who continuously develop and demonstrate their expertise are the foundation on which quality educational programs are built.
  • We believe that a curriculum should challenge and inspire, creating authentic learning experiences that require students to synthesize new constructs and realities.
  • We believe that an actively involved school community positively impacts learning..
  • We believe that everyone has the right to a physically and emotionally safe environment.
  • We believe that learning environments should empower students to be principled risk-takers.


Our Values


The spirit of community is greatly strengthened by shared values and common goals.  Joining our school community means behaving in an ethical manner by accepting and supporting the following principles:

Kindness

Acting in a compassionate and caring manner; practicing courtesy and acceptance.


Integrity

Being consistently honest, principled and trustworthy.


Respect

Valuing diversity and the rights and opinions of others while treating them and one´s environment with dignity.


Leadership

Embracing challenges with flexibility and creativity, persevering to positively influence change.


Responsible Stewardship

Being accountable to self, community, and the environment, managing resources effectively to build a sustainable future.


Collaboration

Working together constructively to achieve a common mission, objective, or goal.


Mission Statement

The Pan American School of Bahia prepares students to face challenges as confident, principled global citizens.  Our outstanding American and Brazilian programs, offered in a safe and nurturing environment, empower students to reach their fullest potential.

Vision Statement


Upon realizing our Mission, PASB students will truly love learning and be driven to fulfill their individual potential. They will embody the School´s Core Values and excel academically, athletically and artistically as they grow toward fulfilling their goals.  They will be admitted to higher education institutions of their choice, recognizing their responsibility as global citizens.


The School will be recognized as one of the premier educational institutions in Brazil. The PASB community will constantly evaluate its performance, focusing on continuous development toward an ever-evolving conception of excellence.

 
 
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