Established under the auspices of the American Embassy in 1958, The Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel (WBAIS) is an independent, co-educational Pre-K - 12 international school offering an American program leading to a US high school diploma.
With a present enrollment of approximately 600 students representing over 40 nationalities, AIS Israel is a diverse and vibrant community. Approximately 40% of AIS students are American, 40% from countries all over the world, and 20% Israelis. Children from the diplomatic families of over twenty countries and several dozen multi-national corporations make up the 80% of students from the expat community.
A new state-of-the-art 19-acre (77 dunam) campus was opened in 2007 and is located in the town of Even Yehuda, 20 kilometers north of Tel Aviv, with another campus in Jerusalem.