School Profile

School Profile Photo: Dr Kerry Jacobson giving a speech to the audience.

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, founded in 1946 by American residents in Peru, is a non-sectarian, non-profit, independent school.  Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, The American School of Lima, is an independent international school providing a college preparatory program in English for students from age 3 through grade 12. Colegio Roosevelt is the official U.S. State Department Office of Overseas Education School in Peru and serves the international business and diplomatic community, as well as host country nationals seeking an American-style education. The program is co-educational and non-residential. Colegio Roosevelt offers (as one option for junior and senior students) the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. Colegio Roosevelt is accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED) and the Peruvian Ministry of Education.

The school is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors representing the Instituto Educacional Franklin Delano Roosevelt.


The total school enrollment is 1,570. Students come from 42 countries, with approximately 24% from North America, 19% from other countries and 57% from Peru.

Faculty and Administration

There are 232 faculty members: 133 Peruvian citizens, 75 United States citizens and 24 citizens of other nations. Specialists are employed in such areas as Reading, Guidance, English as an Additional Language (EAL), and Learning Support Program. Professional development for faculty is available through in-house workshops, regional conferences, university extension courses and summer study grants.