ASB School Stories

Located in the heart of Mumbai, India, the American School of Bombay is a coeducational, independent, IB day school from Pre-K to Grade 12.

Governance & Board of Trustees

The American School of Bombay is managed by the American School of Bombay Education Trust set up under the terms and conditions laid down by the Ministry of External Affairs,  New Delhi.

The school is governed by a Board of Trustees, which is elected by the parents and faculty for a two-year term. The American Consul General is the Chairman of the  Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is composed of eleven community members:  eight are elected, two are appointed by the Board Chairman. The Board oversees the governance and direction of the school by holding regular meetings, retreats and being actively involved in committee work. 

The Head of School is also the Chief Executive Officer, directly responsible to the Board of Trustees. The Head of School is aided by the Leadership Team, comprising the principals and others with leadership responsibilities across the school.

The principals are the educational leaders in their division and are responsible for the short and long-term goals of the school as well as the day-to-day management of the division.

ASB is organized and operated on a non-profit basis. Virtually all operating revenues are generated from the student fees. The school receives limited assistance from the United States government in the form of an annual grant.