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Our Library

St. Paul American School Hanoi is proud to offer one of the most comprehensive school libraries in the city. Our Library provides the following resources for our community:

  • Collections that meet the research and instructional needs of all age levels.
  • A safe, pleasant and productive learning environment conducive to scholarly research, quiet study, and mutually respectful social interaction
  • Responsive service to the needs of its users

We have a staff of professional librarians to assist our students and families in using these resources. 




School Lunch


School Lunch

Each day, our canteen menu provides two main options for students - Asian or Western  

A carefully planned out menu is sent to parents a month in advance. 

Parents can support children in elementary on their choices and older students can make their own selection for the month via our online system.

School Health Center (SHC)


About SHC & Our Nurses

The Student Health Center (SHC) is open Monday through Friday 7:45 am to 5:00 pm and sometimes at the weekend for events and games. The SHC is available to provide first aid to students, staff and visitors. St. Paul American School’s office is staffed with three experienced registered nurses, Nurse Molly, Nurse Tam and Nurse Duyen.  

Before moving to Hanoi, Nurse Molly worked as an Advanced Practice Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Oregon; she received her Master's Degree in Nursing from Yale University with a specialty in Pediatrics. 

Nurse Tam has 12 years of experience and is a graduate from Hanoi Medical University (Bachelor of Nursing) and Hanoi National University (Bachelor of English). 

Nurse Duyen has 10 years of experience and previously worked as an ER nurse in the gastrointestinal department at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi. 


Student Service Learning Projects

In alignment with our mission of preparing our students to be engaged, educated, and empowered global citizens, we encourage students to get involved in community activities for both local and international charities. 


Dress Code


Our follows the following dress code:

Standard Uniform

The standard uniform is to be worn during the regular school day when a student is not participating in PE or other events that require specific clothing. The standard uniform consists of the following:

  • Shirt: St. Paul collared shirt (blue or red)
  • Pants: Khaki material/colored (beige) pants or shorts
  • Girls may wear khaki skirts or skorts

Physical Education (PE) Uniform

The following PE uniform is mandatory for all students:

  • Shirt: St. Paul PE shirt (purchased in the finance office)
  • Shorts: St. Paul gym shorts (purchased in the finance office)
  • Shoes: Tennis shoes or sneakers. Additionally, the shoes must have laces or velcro straps that firmly secure the shoe to the foot.
  • Restricted items: The following items may not be worn during PE class
    • Jewelry (such as rings, necklaces, earrings, etc.)
    • Accessories (such as scarves, bulky hair clips, bracelets, etc.)

Bus Procedure


St. Paul American School Hanoi contracts its bus service to a local service provider. 

Morning Buses - Buses will arrive to the school between 8:15 AM and 8:25 AM. 

Afternoon Buses - Buses depart the school at the following times:  

M/T/Th/F: departs at 4:10 PM

Wednesday: departs at 2:10 PM

Find out more about bus regulation