Schools in Sierra Leone
- Independent Schools
Primary female–male ratio: 0.99:1 (2012)
Primary pupil–teacher ratio: 33.1:1 (2012)
There are six years of compulsory education starting at the age of six. Primary school comprises six years and secondary six, with two cycles each of three years. The school year starts in September.
There are numerous independent or private schools spread throughout Sierra Leone. Under the Education Act, 2004 in order to establish a new private school, written authority of the Director-General is needed. Notable private schools include the Lebanese International School and the Limount College, both of which follow syllabi developed in the UK to prepare students for O-level and A-level equivalency level examinations that are internationally recognised.
|Schools in Sierra Leone|
|Kabala Rupp Memorial School||
|Lebanese International School||