A school of unparalleled excellence, valued by all.



The mission of the SEV American High Schools is to contribute to the growth in self-confidence and personal, social, and environmental responsibility of students accepted through a central examination. We aim to enable our students to be strong bilinguals in English and Turkish, well-educated adults, lifelong learners, and efficient communicators, who have developed skills, accountability, and attitudes for leading a fulfilling life and for serving their country and humanity.



In pursuit of our mission, our goal is to provide excellence in holistic education so that each student:

  • Practices a clear commitment to the ideals of Atatürk.
  • Is academically highly successful on national and international levels.
  • Develops mind, body, and spirit to live as a well-balanced individual who will pursue higher education and lifelong learning.
  • Learns critical thinking, social and communication skills.
  • Shows commitment to justice, mutual respect, human rights, ethical behavior, tolerance, and self-discipline.
  • Is committed to bilingual and multicultural interaction for the appreciation of diversity of perspectives and cultures.
  • Shows environmental awareness and is dedicated to environmental protection.
  • Adapts creatively and innovatively to life and work using scientific inquiry, literary and artistic approaches, information technology, and the social sciences.
  • Embodies responsibility, initiative and follow through, honesty and generosity, effective teamwork, and democratic leadership.
  • Participates fully in democratic processes and philanthropic organizations as part of lifelong service to humanity.