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Education in the Cayman Islands

Education in the Cayman Islands is compulsory to the age of 16 and is free to all Caymanian children.[1] The literacy rate for residents over age 15 is 98%.[1] Schools follow the British educational system.[1] The Cayman Islands Education Department operates 10 primary, one special education, and 3 high schools.[1] In addition, there is a university and a law school.[1]

There are private schools. These include:

Private Universities

Secondary and primary schools

  • Cayman Academy
  • Grace Christian Academy [2]
  • St. Ignatius Catholic School
  • Cayman Prep and High School[3]
  • Cayman International School[4]
  • Triple C School
  • Truth For Youth School
  • First Baptist Christian School
  • Wesleyan Christian Academy

Cayman International School is the most internationally accredited high school in the Cayman Islands with a 100% pass rate in the International Baccalaureate[5] programme.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Background Note: Cayman Islands". Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State (February 2008). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ Grace Christian Academy
  3. ^ Cayman Prep and High School
  4. ^ Cayman International School
  5. ^ International Baccalaureate Organization
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