The Uruguayan American School (UAS) is a private college preparatory day school enrolling approximately 300 students from Nursery through Grade 12. It was established in 1958 by a group of Uruguayan and American citizens residing in Montevideo. The school is located on a three-hectare campus in the eastern Montevideo suburb of Carrasco. Facilities include an elementary and a secondary wing, a large library, computer labs, fully equipped science laboratories, a gymnasium and fitness center, outdoor sports fields, an auditorium, and a cafeteria. As a member of the South American Activities Conference (SAAC), UAS participates in athletic and fine arts tournaments with five other international schools in the conference.
Uber and local taxis can be found at the airport and ferry terminal. If you need help making transportation arrangements, please contact UAS.
From the airport The Uruguayan American School is located approximately 15 minutes away from the Carrasco International Airport.
From the ferry terminal UAS is approximately 25 minutes away from the ferry terminal. There is a direct round-trip ferry (Buquebus) from Buenos to Aires to Montevideo that is approximately 2 1/2 hours. A ferry/bus combination is also available if you are interested in traveling through Colonia, Uruguay.
Visiting other schools in Uruguay: – The British School (less than 5 min. away from UAS) – Escuela Integral (Approx. 25 min. from UAS) – St. Brendan’s School (Approx. 25 min from UAS) – St. Clare’s College, Punta del Este ( Approx. 1 1/2 hours from UAS)