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What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?
The school situation is getting better. Families send their children to Franco Brittanique (French school up to grade 12 in the French system all in French), the American school is plagued with management problems but is an option, Ecole Ruban Vert is an new international school that is coming online. It is imperative that you understand the school choices for your family before you move here. - Jul 23, 2014
We do not have children, but our understanding is that school choices are very limited unless you are a fluent French speaker. - Oct 24, 2013
American International School is nice. It is growing with the increasing number of expats growing in the country. - Apr 12, 2012
American International School of Libreville. I taught there. It was a K-8 when I was there, but I think they are expanding it to a K-10 this year. It follows the American curriculum and is accredited. It is a small school with dedicated staff. Small classroom size, but most classes are combined (i.e Pre-k-k, 1-2, 3-4 etc). But as a certified teacher, I know there are many benefits to multi-age classrooms. - Aug 3, 2011
AISL - its small but profesionally run and the only one that offers a first-rate western education. Its expensive - as is everything here. - Jul 16, 2010