Schools in Namibia

Primary female–male ratio: 0.97:1 (2012)

Secondary female–male ratio: 1.18:1 (2007)

Primary pupil–teacher ratio: 40.7:1 (2012)

Secondary pupil–teacher ratio: 25:1 (2007)

There are ten years of compulsory education starting at the age of seven. Primary school comprises seven years and secondary five, with cycles of three and two years. In 1993 English replaced Afrikaans as the main language of instruction. The Namibian Constitution provides free education until the age of 16 or completion of primary education. Some 85 per cent of pupils complete primary school (2009). The school year starts in January.

Schools in Namibia
Deutsche Höhere Privatschule DHPS
Holy Cross Convent School
Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa ISASA
Karibib Private School
St Paul's College
Windhoek Afrikaanse Privaatskool

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