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Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower our students to pursue their passion for learning, lead lives of integrity and create socially responsible solutions.

Vision Statement

The school will provide an educational experience that:

  • is academically rigorous
  • enhances student learning through a diversity of teaching practices and styles
  • encourages independent thought, collaboration and artistic expression
  • offers choices in curricular and co-curricular activities
  • promotes environmental responsibility and social awareness
  • is competitive by international standards

for a community that is united by the English language.

School History

F. D. Roosevelt was founded in 1946 by American residents in Peru. It is a non-sectarian, non-profit, private day school supported by tuition and fees. The program is co-educational, non-residential and extends from early childhood (age 3) through twelfth grade.The school is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors representing the Instituto Educacional Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The American School of Lima is accredited by the AdvancED and the Peruvian Ministry of Education.


Total Pre-K - 12 enrollment is 1425 students including United States citizens (22%), Peruvian citizens (55%), and nationals representing 33 other countries (23%). Please refer to the Admissions section for details.