Schools in Uganda
- Independent Schools
Gross enrolment overall: 68.5% (2009)
Primary female–male ratio: 1.02:1 (2011)
Secondary female–male ratio: 0.83:1 (2009)
Primary pupil–teacher ratio: 47.8:1 (2011)
Secondary pupil–teacher ratio: 19:1 (2008)
There are seven years of primary education starting at the age of six, followed by six years of secondary, with cycles of four and two years. The government phased in free primary schooling from 1997 and free secondary from 2007. Some 25 per cent of pupils complete primary school (2010). The school year starts in February.
There are many independent or private schools in Uganda. They include, among many noteworthy ones, Kabojja Secondary School, which offers IGCSE and GCE A-level courses; Namilyango College School, the oldest boarding school in Uganda, which provides courses for boys at GCE and A-level; and Vienna College, Namugongo, which is the largest centre in Uganda offering the Cambridge international Examinations at IGCSE and A-levels.
|Schools in Uganda|
|Jinja Senior Secondary School||
|Kabojja Secondary School||
|Kampala International School||
|Namilyango College School||
|Rainbow International School||