Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

By Spanish legislation, American Schools in Spain must be accredited by one of the 4 regional accrediting organizations in the US.

Atlas ASM is accredited as an American School by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information please visit

International Baccalaureate

Atlas ASM is a Candidate School* for the IB Diploma Program. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that Atlas ASM believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programs. Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programs, visit:

Atlas ASM is an SAT testing center with the school code 792613 where students can prepare for and take the American college entrance exams.

Atlas ASM is an authorized school by the Junta de Andalucia with the school code29020620

*Atlas ASM students can access Spanish universities and colleges:*

  • With a High School Diploma, validating the last two courses. This is an administrative process done by the school. No exam is required.
  • With the International Baccalaureate Diploma, and no other requirements.