AAN-Private English School


Welcome to The American Academy Nicosia

Founded in 1922, The Academy has a rich history of providing quality education in a caring environment. At The Academy, we care for all our students and our highly dedicated and qualified teachers ensure that each one of our pupils reaches their full potential. I hope you find our website useful and informative but it is no substitute for a visit. Please arrange a visit with our Admissions Department and discover for yourself everything that The Academy has to offer.

Sincerely, Mr Alecos Kantartzis, CEO

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The American Academy Nicosia, established over 100 years ago, demonstrates not only academic excellence, but also the integration of Christian values into our educational philosophy and community environment. Moral and ethical principles are instilled based on Christian teachings, shaping a distinctive aspect of the school’s identity.

AAN is now MSA Accredited

American Academy Nicosia is proud to have earned the prestigious Middle States Association (MSA) accreditation, a recognition of our dedication to high-quality education and continuous improvement. With MSA’s extensive history of advancing educational quality and student achievement across the U.S. and in over 100 countries for more than 125 years, our accreditation highlights us as a global leader in educational excellence.


    The American Academy Nicosia is a private English Language school located in the heart of Nicosia. The school operates as a non-profit organisation, ensuring maximum investment in educational development together with attractive levels of school fees.

    The Academy provides Pre-school & Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary level education following the English Curriculum.

    As a school certified by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus its curriculum also reflects local variations to ensure that it also provides students with the Cypriot Certificate of Education Apolytirion.

    Provide students with a supportive learning environment enabling every student to develop their whole person and to achieve their maximum potential – intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually

    Encourage each individual student to develop personal qualities which will make them responsible, thoughtful, and caring adults, within the context of a Christian ethos.

    Motivate the students to love and respect their fellow human beings, no matter the differences in their culture, ethnicity or religion.

    We believe the best way to prepare our students for university, future employment and as responsible global citizens is through an innovative, balanced, rigorous and relevant educational program.

    We believe each student is unique and will thrive in a flexible learning environment, in order to reach their maximum academic, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual potential.
  • LOVE

    We believe in maintaining a disciplined environment where our students have the right to learn, in an atmosphere of security, safety, fairness, mutual respect, love and empathy.

    We believe in actively recruiting and retaining highly qualified professionals that are able to provide quality teaching using current practices and offer a high level of care towards our students.

    We believe that the involvement of parents and the wider school community is critical to the success of our students and the future of our school.

    We believe in developing in our students an attitude of learning and a keen understanding of the amazing world in which God has placed them.
Aims of American Academy Nicosia private English School

    Provide our students with an all-round, innovative quality education, through a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum, with a choice of subjects which will qualify them for entry into universities in Cyprus and abroad and a wide range of future employment opportunities.

    Cultivate and support a learning environment that enables every student to achieve their maximum potential – intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.

    Maintain a disciplined environment where students feel secure and happy and have love, respect and concern for others.

    Promote high quality teaching by recruiting dedicated professionals who not only teach well, but also care for the children.
  • WORK

    Work in partnership with parents and others from the wider school community.

    Develop in the children an attitude of learning and a keen understanding of the amazing world in which God has placed them.

Multinational Environment

Students from all over the world make the Academy a truly International School. This multinational environment not only creates a stimulating atmosphere but it offers a broad range of global perspectives to its students.

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