Although they have made great progress in recent decades, the public education system in Ethiopia still falls behind the rest of the world. Illiteracy is still quite high in the country, hovering around 40-50%. Public schools also do not enroll foreign nationals, so an international school is not only the better choice for expats; it’s usually the only choice.
Even learning in this schools are worth it, they demand a high payment …
Below, we have compiled our top 5 international schools in Addis Ababa. However, there are another 9 schools to choose from in the city. You can find the best international school .
- International Community School
- Sanford International School
- Bingham Academy
- Cambridge academy Ethiopia
- Lycee Guebre-Mariam
1. International Community School ( 333,763 – 1,036,183 ETB )
ICS not only ensures that students succeed in meeting high academic standards but also experience opportunities to apply their learning in authentic and meaningful ways.
The school has an enrollment of nearly 1,000 students from over 67 nations. The school is located in Addis Ababa. The International Community School of Addis Ababa, founded in 1964, is an early childhood through grade 12 school in Ethiopia.
2. Sanford International School ( 560,942 – 889,128 ETB )
Sandford International School is a co-educational, non-boarding, nursery to pre-University institution. To meet the international standards of its programmes, the School employs highly qualified professional staff. It is committed to providing a standard of education that is accepted within Ethiopia and by the international community.
3. Bingham Academy ( 140,175 – 311,400 ETB )
Bingham Academy provides quality Christian education within a multicultural community, developing students of integrity who can change the world for God’s glory.
4. Cambridge academy Ethiopia ( 205,625 – 274,625 ETB )
The school offers an enriched version of the National Curriculum for England, adapted to local requirements and to the needs of Ethiopian and expatriate students. There is comprehensive planning for progression in all subjects to ensure continuity of learning through each Key Stage including the selection of iGCSE options and A Level options; students are fully prepared for the next phase of education within school and beyond. Enrichment opportunities significantly enhance learning.
5. Lycee Guebre-Mariam ( 109,600 – 159,600 ETB )
Lycee Guebre-Mariam is a French international school in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was established in 1947 The school has an enrollment of nearly 1,759 students.