Professional culture at Graded, The American School of Sao Paulo

Founded in 1920 by the American Chamber of Commerce, Graded School is a private, co-educational, non-sectarian, nonprofit day school from Pre-Primary to grade 12. The school follows an American curriculum with instruction in English. The Lower School consists of the Montessori Preprimary program (three years old through Kindergarten) and the Elementary (grades 1 -5). The Middle School runs from grades 6 to 8. The High School program prepares students for admission to competitive universities and all graduates receive an American High School diploma. Students also have the opportunity to earn the International Baccalaureate and Brazilian High School diplomas.


Inspire, Challenge, Succeed:

Every Student, Every Heart, Every Mind.


Individuals empowered to reach their potential and positively impact the world.


Graded instills these values in all members of our community:

  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Perseverance
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Kindness

Application procedure for Teacher Renewal Program

Salary and Benefits: Renewal teacher