Search for the best international schools in Morocco; you can find a list of selected schools at the bottom of this page. Use the search filters to select only girls' or boys' schools, prep schools, senior schools or sixth forms; or you can search for schools that offer a particular curriculum, such as the International Baccalaureate, the UK national curriculum, a US-style model or the International Primary Curriculum.
Morocco has a small, vibrant international education sector with schools clustered around Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakesh and Tangiers. There are many schools offering American and French curriculums as well as Saudi, British and Spanish foundations.
The North African kingdom has 12 IB World Schools, of which three are authorised to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
American schools, which typically offer the US high school diploma, can be found in most major cities, while The Al Akhawayn School of Ifran, near Fes, which operates the auspices of the Al Akhawayn University, also follows an American curriculum.
The large French-medium private sector includes schools that offer the French national curriculum or IB programmes, and those that teach the Moroccan curriculum alongside an international one.
French schools are accredited by the Agency for French Teaching Abroad, part of France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Other accrediting bodies include the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Council of British International Schools.
Education is compulsory for seven years from age six to 13. In the Arabic-medium public system, six years of primary education is followed by three years of lower-secondary education. The upper secondary stage includes a one-year common core curriculum and two years’ of specialised study leading to the Moroccan Baccalaureate. Morocco has 14 public universities that teach largely in French.
If you are looking specifically for International Baccalaureate World Schools in Morocco, you can find selected schools on our sister website: www.ibyb.org.