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What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?

There are about three American-accredited schools to choose from. - Oct 3, 2017
There are two international schools that most embassy personnel use, as well as a few others that are used by embassy personnel on occasion. Most people here are generally satisfied with the schools, though they often will not discuss specifics if they have a problem with one. - Jan 15, 2017
Athens has a number of international schools to offer families. While I don't have kids, families I know have been happy with the variety of international schools on offer so they have a choice on which school works best for their kids. There is an American curriculum school - American Community Schools (ACS), along with a number of British curriculum schools, including Campion, St Catherine's, Bryon College, St Lawrence, International School of Athens (ISA), and also a French school and a German school. - Dec 20, 2016
The American school is behind the times. We sent our child the first year and were not pleased, we had friends who liked it though. The other 2 years we used the British school St Catherine's and loved it. It was closer to our home which was also a benefit. - Sep 7, 2013
American Community Schools and Pierce College (junior and high school). No personal experience, but have many friends who were OK with them. There are many private schools, although not necessarily English-speaking. - Jul 14, 2012
The American Community School is poor. There are two British schools that are said to be better. I do not know about them. I had two children in the American school, though, and they did not learn much more than they already knew. - Jun 30, 2010
There are quite a few schools to choose from with British curriculum and one that teaches with an American curriculum. - Jan 6, 2009