How unique will you prefer your ward to be? Do you still doubt the choice of school you will wish to admit your ward to? Here below, are the International Schools in Ghana with differences.
International Schools in Ghana are excellent, as the schools are standard with recognized curricula that will permit your ward to study abroad. Many Ghanaian parents will love to give their children the best education. Therefore, they will not consider how expensive or less the school fees are, but the qualities a school will offer their ward.
Benefits of International Schools
- International School makes you exposed to other people’s history, nationality, culture, and beliefs.
- International schools are advanced in terms of curricula they adopt.
- The facilities used cannot be compared to other schools.
- They also equip students to study abroad, thereby gaining grounds at international universities.
International Schools in Ghana
Below are 10 International Schools in Ghana with their locations and the curricula they use:
1. Ghana International School (GIS)
Ghana International School was founded on the 1st of September in 1955, by Mrs. Kathleen Lines. It is a private co-educational day School, located at 2nd Circular Road, Cantonments. It is an international school using an international curriculum.
Motto: Understanding each other
Facilities: Language laboratory, a film studio, electronic boards for teaching, and several sciences
In upper secondary school, Cambridge International Examination, IGCSE, and GCE A-Level curricula are adopted with English as a language of instruction. In 2007, it became the first school in Africa to be accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
2. British international school (BIS)
British international school (BIS) was established in September 2007. It is located at Ghana East Legon Hills, Greater Accra. BIS is a day and boarding mixed-gender institution with age ranges from 1 to 18 years. It offers early years, primary and secondary schooling. BIS was established to provide education for people from all walks of life, regardless of their culture, religious and ethnic background.
BIS uses the British curriculum for pre-school, Cambridge International Examinations Curriculum, as well as offers IGSCE and GCE. The school has a serene environment with equipped facilities and supports fun learning through co-curricular activities like investments, swimming, charity, art and so much more.
3. German Swiss International School
The German Swiss International School was established in 1966 by Swiss colonists in Ghana. It is located at Ring Road Central, next to the Lufthansa building, Accra, Ghana. It is a Bilingual (English-German) International School that operates with English and German curricula. It is a day school that offers nursery, kindergarten, primary, and secondary schooling to boys and girls between the ages of 1 to 18 years old.
It uses both the Thuringian curriculum and Cambridge International Program.
4. Tema International School
Tema International School is a private, co-educational boarding school. It was established in 2003. It is located at Akosombo Rd (Opposite Afariwaa Farms), Tema.
Motto: Knowledge is The Key
The school has four hostels which are: Francis, Anthony, Catherine, and Cecelia hostels. It is an accredited School that offers the IB Middle Years Programme for students aged 11 to 16 and the IB Diploma Programme for students aged 16 to 18.
It offers the programme for students post International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) aiding students’ access to international degrees and study abroad.
5. Soul Clinic International School
Soul Clinic International School is located in the East Cantonments. It was established in 1968 by the late Vincent E. McCauley, BTH, a Guyanese missionary of blessed memory. He was of the dream and vision to give children holistic training to get them ready morally, spiritually, and physically to chase their dreams and goals in the developing world and the 21st century.
Soul Clinic International School offers both Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and Ghana Education Service (GES) curricula.
6. American International School (AIS)
American International School was founded in 2006. It is located at 1, Jungle Road, East Legon. It is an American curriculum Christian school that offers elementary, middle, and high schooling to boys and girls between the ages of 3 to 18 years old. AIS is an authorized SAT exam center, therefore the school offers an Advanced Placement (AP) program to prepare its students for college.
Students graduate with a United States high school diploma and join international universities all around the world. AIS is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, it is the first American school in Ghana to get accredited by both associations.
7. Lincoln Community School
Lincoln Community School was established in 1968. It is located at 126/21 Reindolf Road, Abelemkpe. It is a private, co-educational Institution that uses an American curriculum. It offers Preschool to grade 12. The school is authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) to offer the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), and Diploma Programmes (DP). It is accredited by the MSA, and CoIS, and is a member of AISA.
Lincoln Community School runs two academic semesters: August-December and January-June
8. Springforth International School
Springforth International School is an English language Primary School from Class 1 to Class 6. It is located at Trasacco Valley Road Adjiringanor – East Legon, Accra. French is a compulsory foreign language for students in primary school and is taught in the school. The school uses the British National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 & 2, as well as international textbooks and materials from the US and Ghana.
9. Vilac International School (VIS)
The Vilac International School was established in September 2008. It has two campuses: The Lower School at East Legon and Upper School at Achimota. VIS is a co-educational institution that offers Cambridge International Examination (CIE), Ghana Education Service (GES), and British curricula to meet up with the rapidly growing world. It provides English language instruction from Nursery through to Sixth Form. In Form 5, students are expected to sit the Cambridge International IGCSE examinations and in Upper Six, they will be required to sit the Cambridge International A-level examinations.
10. SOS- Hermann Gmeiner International College
The SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College was established in 1990, as a project of SOS Kinderdorf, to educate the most academically promising students growing up in SOS-Children’s Villages across the continent of Africa. It is located in Tema, Ghana. In terms of Junior High School level, this school is considered one of the best in Ghana. The school uses two curricula: the IGCSE in the first two years and the International Baccalaureate diploma certificate in the latter two years.
The school is well equipped with facilities thereby making students comfortable to learn. They also have fun with facilities like; a swimming pool, soccer field, tennis court, and gym. “No two days at SOS-HGIC are ever the same! From the ordered morning routine to breakfast, to the infamous walk to school, followed by a stimulating school day and an afternoon of exciting extracurricular engagement!”