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International schools in Peru

Are you looking for an international school in Peru? Search here for the best international schools in Peru; 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 or US-style national curriculum or the International Primary Curriculum.

A wide array of international schools cater to the children of local elites and expatriates in Lima and other major cities of Peru, where children aged 14 or younger make up 28 per cent of the population. 

The developing Andean nation has witnessed strong economic growth over recent years but suffers from high levels of poverty and is one of the 10 lowest-scoring countries in the OECD’s 2015 PISA tests of performance in maths, science and reading among 15-year-olds.    

Peru has more than 35 international schools, with the vast majority being coeducational and offering day schooling. Those offering American and British curriculums or the International Baccalaureate predominate but there are also German, Italian, French and Swiss schools as well as religious foundations.  

Many international schools are large, with some enrolling up to 2,000 students, while rigorous admissions tests are common and fees may be high. Most schools levy a one-off entrance charge, which can be as much as US$18,000.  

There are 63 IB World Schools, of which 61 are authorised to offer the IB Diploma and seven to teach all three IB programmes. A total of eight IB schools are English-medium, while nine are dual-medium in Spanish and English. 

Many schools combine IB programmes with American, British or other European curriculums and exams, while all schools are legally required to offer the Peruvian curriculum in some form. Accrediting bodies active in Peru include AdvancED and the Association of Christian Schools International.   

Education is compulsory - and free in state schools – from age five to 16. Children attend one year of pre-school, six years of primary school and five years of secondary education, with teaching in Spanish or minority languages. Academic and technical senior secondary tracks lasting three years lead on to universities and technical or vocational institutes. 





Andino Cusco International School

Km 10.5 Carretera Cusco,
Chinchero Distrito de Cachimayo,
Anta, Cusco,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

André Malraux

Dirección:Batallón Concepción (antes San Francisco) N° 245,
Urb. Sta. Teresa - Surco,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Asociación Colegio Mater Admirabilis

Avenida Arica 898,
San Miguel,
Lima,
Peru

Girls, Day.

Cambridge College Lima

Av. Alemeda de los Molinos 728-730,
La Encantada de Villa, Chorrillos,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Casuarinas International College

Av Jacarandá 391,
Valle Hermoso - Monterrico,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Colegio Alpamayo

Calle Bucaramanga 145,
Urb Mayorazgo,
Lima,
Peru

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Colegio Altair

Avenida La Arboleda 385,
Urb. Sirius, La Molina,
Lima 12,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Champagnat

Av Prolongación Paseo de la,
República 7930 - 7931,
Lima,
Santiago de Surco 33,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The American School of Lima,
Apartado 18-0977,
Lima 18,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Colegio La Unión

Av. Cipriano Dulanto (ex La Mar) 1950,
Pueblo Libre,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio León Pinelo

Calle Maimonides 610,
San Isidro,
Lima,
27,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Los Álamos

Calle Estados Unidos 731,
Jesús María,
Lima,
11,
Peru

Boys, Day.

Colegio Magister

Francisco de Cuéllar #686,
Surco,
Lima,
33,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Colegio Max Uhle

Av. Fernandini s/n,
Sachaca,
Arequipa,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Nuestra Señora del Pilar

Av Virgen del Pilar 1711,
Cercado,
Arequipa,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Peruano - Alemán Reina del Mundo

Avenida Rinconada del Lago 675,
La Molina,
Lima,
12,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Colegio Peruano Alemán Beata Imelda

Carretera Central Km. 29,
Chosica,
Lima,
15,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Peruano Británico

Avda. Via Lactea 445,
Monterrico,
Santiago de Surco, Lima,
33,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Pestalozzi (Colegio Suizo del Peru)

Casilla 18-1027,
Aurora-Miraflores,
Lima,
18,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Colegio Sagrados Corazones 'Recoleta'

Av. Circunvalación del Golf 368,
La Molina,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Colegio Salcantay

Av Pío X11 261,
Monterrico, Surco,
Lima,
33,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio San Agustín

Av. Javier Prado Este 980 San Isidro,
Lima,
27,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio San Agustín de Chiclayo

Km 8 Carretera Pimentel,
Chiclayo,
Lambayeque,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Colegio San Ignacio de Recalde

Calle Géminis 251 San Borja,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Santa Úrsula

Calle Salamanca Nº 125,
San Isidro,
Lima,
Peru

Girls, Day.

Davy College

Avenida Hoyos Rubio 2684,
Cajamarca,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Euroamerican College

Parcela 183-187 Mz C,
Fundo Casablanca,
Pachacámac,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Fleming College

P. O. Box 1310,
Av. America Sur 3701,
Trujillo,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Hiram Bingham School

Paseo de la Castellana 919,
Surco,
Lima,
33,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

IE Pedro Ruiz Gallo

Av. Cdra 2 S/N Costado de la Clinica Maison de Sante,
Distrito de Chorrillos,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Institución Educativa Privada Lord Byron

Calle Grande 250,
Arequipa, Cayma,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Lord Byron School

Jr Viña del Mar 375-379,
Urb. Sol de la Molina, 1era. Etapa,
Lima,
12,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Lycée Franco-Péruvien

Av Morro Solar 550,
Monterrico-Curco,
Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, , Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Markham College

Augusto Angulo 291,
San Antonio - Miraflores,
Lima,
15048,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Montessori International College

Maz. A Sub Lote 01A, Urb. Tecsup,
Distrito Víctor Larco Herrera,
Trujillo, La Libertad,
13009,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Newton College

Av. Ricardo Elías Aparicio 240,
Lima 12,
Peru

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Peruvian North American Abraham Lincoln School

Calle José Antonio, 475,
Urb Parque de Monterrico,
La Molina, Lima,
12,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

San Silvestre School Asociacion Civil

Apartado 18-0492,
Miraflores,
Lima,
18,
Peru

Girls, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St George's College

Av General Ernesto Montagne 360,
Urb La Aurora, Miraflores,
Lima,
18,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.

Villa Alarife School

Jr. Alameda Don Augusto Mz D Lt 5,
Urb. Los Huertos de Villa,
Chorrillos, Lima,
Peru

Co-educational, Day.