International Schools in Antigua and Barbuda

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You will find below a list of the most popular international and bilingual schools for expats in Antigua and Barbuda with fee information. It includes nursery schools, primary and secondary (high) schools and you will find the right school to prepare for International Baccalaureate, and other diploma in Antigua and Barbuda. Some schools may follow the American or British curriculums with English speaking programs.

International schools can be the perfect solution for an expat student (multinational corporation executives, children of diplomats, NGO staff). There may be some local population, but the schools are geared for an international student body. Schools usually follow a curriculum model from the US, UK, France, Canada or Australia/New Zealand. Primary instruction may be any language (and multiple languages are usually taught), but it is usually in English, French, Spanish, German, or Japanese. Many schools provide similar standards of schooling around the globe, providing for an easy transition between schools whether they are in France or Vietnam. Schools often provide additional accreditation such as the international baccalaureate.

Admission and enrollment procedures vary from school to school. Space is often limited and preference may be given to students based on nationality. Tuition tends to be expensive based on local standards, but offers high standards of learning, boast smaller class sizes, first-rate facilities, and extracurricular. Boarding facilities are available at some schools, but most only provide day classes.

Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Education is compulsory and free for children between the ages of 5 and 16 years. There is a high literacy rate of above 90% and a dedication to modern development.


The CoIS (Council of International Schools) is a non-profit association of international schools and post-secondary institutions which provides educational accreditation, teacher and leadership recruitment services, links to higher education, governance assistance and help with founding new schools.

Saint John

Island Academy International School
Address: Oliver's Estate PO Box W1884
Saint John, Antigua and Barbuda
Tel: 268.460.1094
Annual Tuition Rates: EC$12,930 - 25,860 per year

Located on the Caribbean island of Antigua, this school offers classes for 5-19 year-olds. The school provides the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and CarInternational Baccalaureate Diploma.

CCSET International Academy
Address: Cedar Grove
Saint John, Antigua and Barbuda
Tel: 1 268-764-1366
Annual Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

This school offers the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). CCSET features small class sizes and English language instruction. The school works in partnership with the CCSET-Centennial College.

Antigua International School (AIS)
Address: El Cortijo de las Flores, Km 48.5 Carretera a Ciudad Vieja
Annual Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

is guided by the principle that it is most beneficial for society to teach students how to think rather than what to think. By providing an academically, physically and socially stimulating environment, AIS will develop the capacity for life long learning and service to others.

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