Spanish Ministry of Education

Chester College International School School is an authorised school by both the regional government of Galicia (1998) and the Spanish Ministry of Education (1987).

AdvancED / Cognia

In accordance with Spanish legislation, American Schools in Spain must be accredited by one of the 4 regional accrediting organisations in the US.

Chester College International School is a member in good standing of AdvancED under which it is fully accredited.

For more information on accreditation, please click here.

In order to earn AdvancED Performance Accreditation, institutions must:

Mediterranean Association of International Schools

The Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS) is a professional organization that strives to improve the quality of education in its Member schools. It promotes the professional development of Faculty, Administrators, and School Board Members, effects communication and interchange, and creates international understanding.

MAIS serves as a liaison between its 33 Member Schools, host country schools, Associate Member organizations and other regional, professional, and in-service organizations.

Trinity College London examination center

Chester College International School is an official Trinity College London examination centre since 1991. It regularly conducts English language accreditation exams (GESE, ISE) onsite.

The College Board ® SAT and AP examination center

Chester College International School is, as of 2014, an official SAT and AP examination center.