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Welcome from the Head of School

Greetings and welcome to the website of the Escola Americana de Campinas (EAC). EAC is situated on a beautiful, lush garden-like 12-acre purpose-built campus located in Campinas, Brazil.

EAC an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school that serves students ages 2-19. EAC holds accreditation from the Council of International Schools (London, UK) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (Boston, USA). Pre-School students experience the Montessori Program in the Pre-School, a complementary standards-based American program and Brazilian program in the Elementary School and Upper School (Grades 1-12), and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in Grades 11-12. 

EAC is a close-knit school community that possesses a compelling vision and mission that calls for a commitment to…be a community of globally minded and life long learners reaching our fullest potential… More specifically, we strive to help our students develop into GIANTS.

G- Globally Minded

I- Innovative Thinkers and Learners

A- Accountable Risk-Takers

N- Nurtures Passions

T- Thoughtful and Reflective

S- Strives for Success

A talented multinational faculty supported by a committed administration strives to realize this vision by challenging students intellectually and supporting their physical, social, and emotional wellbeing.

Working in partnership with parents, EAC supports students to develop their talents and pursue their interests and passions within EAC’s four pillars- academics, arts, athletics, and global citizenship. Tomorrow's diplomatic, business, educational, and scientific leaders are enrolled in our school today.

EAC is a school very much on the move. Committed to continuous improvement, EAC is in process of developing an adaptive strategic plan that will serve as a blueprint for present and future developments in the areas 21st century educational programs, teaching and learning, human resources, finance and facilities, and community building. Our mandate is to respond to a rapidly changing world with thoughtful and innovative actions to ensure every student achieves his/her personal and academic potential.

The days and years ahead living in Campinas, Brazil and being a part of the EAC community hold remarkable possibilities. If you have any questions about the school and/or community, please feel free to contact me.

Tom Pado

Head of School



Tom Pado, EAC Head of School

Escola Americana de Campinas
Rua Cajamar 35     Cep 13090 860 - Campinas - SP     Brazil     Phone: +55 (19) 2102-1000     Email:
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