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What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?
There is a Spanish school, French school, Nigerian school, Montessori school, a boarding school, and a school named Maria Cano with a U.S. citizen director. The kids at post in recent years attended Maria Cano or were homeschooled. I have not had any direct experience with any of - Aug 20, 2017
The education system is not great. Other expats send their children to the French or Spanish International school. There are currently no strong options for schooling in English. The Israeli hospital provides a small school for children of the employees there, and one American family has put its children in school there. That being said, this is probably not the best place for school-aged children unless you are willing to have them learn in another language or put in the effort to supplement their education. - Sep 7, 2014
EG does not currently have schools appropriate for older children. There are three international schools: French, Spanish, and Nigerian. Think twice -- or more -- about bringing school-age children here. - Jun 15, 2012