The American School of Bilbao is an international school, established in 1967 by the American and British expatriate community in the Bilbao area. It is a private, non-profit institution, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (N.E.A.S.C.) and the Council of International Schools (C.I.S) since 1985. The American School of Bilbao offers students an American-style educational program, taught in English. The curriculum has an international focus and results in the gaining of the American High School Diploma.