Elementary & Middle School

Elementary & Middle School

Middle Years at COLAM

Elementary and Middle School constitute the pivotal years in students’ holistic development. At COLAM, we are committed to providing quality education that prepares students for academic and personal success. With a bilingual and multicultural approach, our American curriculum promotes English proficiency and cultural diversity. Additionally, we offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, from competitive sports to creative workshops, providing students with opportunities to develop their physical, mental, and social skills. Our highly trained teachers and mindful discipline ensure a safe and stimulating learning environment where each student can reach their full potential. At COLAM, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive education that equips our students to face the challenges of the modern world with confidence and success.

Why Choose COLAM?

At the American School of Saltillo (COLAM), our educational approach for elementary and middle school stands out for its innovative and student-centered focus. We excel in providing comprehensive education that encompasses the development of intellectual, social, emotional, physical, digital, and innovative skills.


We foster a diverse and enriching learning environment where students are the protagonists of their own educational journey. Starting from middle school, we offer elective workshops that allow students to explore their individual interests and abilities, providing a personalized and meaningful educational experience.

Developing Skills for the future

Our comprehensive educational program focuses on academic excellence, developing intellectual, social, emotional, physical, digital, and innovative skills, all crucial in an ever-changing world. We implement the safe and ethical use of innovation and technology, empowering students for responsible utilization and fostering their creativity and critical thinking.

Preparing our students with a Global Vision

In addition to our American curriculum, starting from middle school, we incorporate German as a third language, strengthening our linguistic approach. With a program structured as 70% English, 20% Spanish, and 10% German, we provide students with a solid language competence, preparing them comprehensively for an increasingly globalized world.

Student-Centered Education

We offer student-centered education at all academic stages, reinforcing this approach starting from middle school, where we offer elective workshops that allow students to develop according to their own interests and abilities. These workshops provide students with the opportunity to explore different areas of interest and cultivate their individual talents, thus promoting a more personalized and meaningful learning experience.

Diana Rubio

Secondary School Director

Diana Rubio

Secondary School Director


Our primary commitment is to provide our students with an educational environment that fosters academic, personal, and social growth, as well as the strengthening of processes that provide security. In this regard, our mission is to guide young people on a journey of discovery and holistic development as they navigate the unique challenges and opportunities of the high school stage. We welcome our students at a crucial stage in their lives, so we strive to cultivate an inclusive and supportive environment where our students feel safe to express themselves, explore their interests, and learn from their experiences. At our level, we recognize the importance of providing them with tools and skills that enable them to confidently face the challenges of the real world and become responsible, honest, and empathetic citizens. We are committed to providing a high-quality education that prepares our students to face the challenges of the 21st century. Therefore, we take great pride in being part of each student’s journey and helping them reach their full potential.


Our Academic Program

We are committed to going beyond the classroom, empowering our students to explore, create, and innovate in an environment filled with affection and attention. By cultivating a passion for learning and teaching essential skills, we aim to shape individuals who continue to learn for life and become global citizens capable of positively impacting their surroundings with confidence and empathy.


Our academic program, called Compass, visually represents our methodology and educational philosophy. It is based on the three pillars of our mission: driving learning, inspiring growth, and innovating thinking, with the goal of realizing the school’s vision of graduates recognized as leaders in a global and changing world.

Extracurricular Activities

Primary Teachers

Services at Elementary & Middle School

Professional soccer field


Classrooms with smart screens and whiteboards

Auditorium for 400 people

Maker space

Elective workshops

Science laboratory

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