Washington Academy

Washington Academy is a private, bilingual (English/Spanish), K-12, co-ed school located in Caracas, Venezuela which offers the IB MYP and DP

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International schools in Venezuela

Are you looking for an international school in Venezuela? 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 national curriculum or the International Primary Curriculum.

Venezuela has a long-established international education sector centred on the capital Caracas that includes schools offering the curriculums of the UK, the US, Germany, France, Italy and the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

However, enrolment has been affected by the economic and political crises that followed the 1999 Bolivarian Revolution and today many large international school campuses have just a few hundred students.  

Coeducational day schools predominate, along with many Catholic foundations. There are 12 IB World Schools, which all offer the IB Diploma. Of these, four provide bilingual instruction in English and Spanish, while three teach in English and five in Spanish. Colegio Internacional de Caracas and The Washington Academy combine the IB Diploma with an American-style education, while the British School Caracas, blends it with the English national curriculum and IGCSEs. Colegio Humboldt Caracas, founded in 1894, offers the German Abitur, operating both German-medium and Spanish-medium streams.  

There are also 15 Italian schools that were set up by Venezuela’s large Italian community but most now teach the Venezuelan curriculum in Spanish. One, Colegio Agustin Codazzi, is authorised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to offer the Italian national curriculum. 

Accrediting bodies active in Venezuela include the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Council of British International Schools. 

Education is compulsory from age six to 16, while public institutions are free at all levels. Six years of basic education are followed by three years of middle school and two of senior school, where students opt for sciences or humanities. 

Since 1999, there has been an exodus of more than 1.5 million Venezuelans from the country, including a brain drain of graduates and academics. While major education reforms have been enacted over the period, the number of out-of-school children has soared since 2010.  

By 2017, there were 324,992 children and 232,335 teenagers not in school – up by more than 200,000 and 100,000 respectively. In 2017, net enrolment was 73.2 per cent at secondary level, 87.4 per cent at primary level and 68.1 per cent at pre-schools. No figures are available from UNESCO on tertiary enrolment in Venezuela. 





CEIA School

Av José Antonio Anzoátegui km 98,
Anaco,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory, Senior.

Centro de Educación Valle Abierto

Calle Loma Azul,
Urb San Luis, El Cafetal,
Caracas,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Bellas Artes

Zulia,
Av 3F, con calle 71, Maracaibo,
Zulia,
4002,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Humboldt

Prolongación Av. El Estanque Urb. Ávila,
Norte del Country Club,
Caracas,
Venezuela

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

Colegio Integral El Avila

Centro de Artes Integradas,
Urb. Terrazas del Avila, La Urbina Norte,
Caracas 1073,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Integral El Manglar

Carrera N°41 S/N Sector Nueva Barcelona,
Barcelona 6001, Anzoategui,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Internacional de Caracas

Calle Colegio,
entre Los Samanes y Las Minas de Baruta,
Caracas,
1080,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

Colegio Los Campitos

Ruta C,
Urbanización Los Campitos, Prados del Este,
Miranda,
Venezuela

Girls, Day.

Colegio Moral y Luces 'Herzl-Bialik'

Final Ave. Los Chorros,
SEDE CLUB HEBRAICA (Frente al INAM),
Los Chorros,
Caracas 1071,
Venezuela

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

Escuela Bella Vista

67th Street between Av. 3D and 3E "La Lago" sector,
Macaracaibo,
Zulia,
4001,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

Escuela Campo Alegre

Final Calle La Cinta,
Las Mercedes,
Caracas,
Venezuela

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

Instituto Educacional Juan XXIII

Calle San Enrique No 85-70,
Trigal Centro,
Valencia, Estado Carabobo,
2002,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.

International School of Monagas

Km 1 Carretera via a la Toscana,
Sector Costo Abajo,
Maturin,
6021,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory, Senior.

Le Lycée Français de Caracas - Colegio Francia

Avenida D Campo Claro,
Apartado 70151,
Caracas,
Venezuela

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

Liceo Los Robles

Urbanización el Doral Norte,
Calle 34 esquina con Avenida, Fuerzas Armadas, Mar,
Estado Zulia,
4002,
Venezuela

Boys, Day.

QSI International School of El Tigre

Escuela las Americas,
El Tigre,
Venezuela

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

The British School Caracas

PO Box 668708,
c/o Jet International 489,
Miami,
Fl 33166, USA,
Venezuela

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

Washington Academy

Calle C, Urb. Colinas de Valle Arriba,
Caracas 1080,
Venezuela

Co-educational, Day.