Asmara - Post Report Question and Answers

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

There is one international school, and it's in danger of closing due to funding issues. Please check with people who are here at the time you apply. - Apr 2021

There are schools, but I have no experience with them. - Dec 2019

The Asmara International Community School (K-12) has just been approved for IB accreditation. I think it's a reasonable school, but we don't have kids, so I have no direct experience and nothing to compare it to. The Italian government also runs an Italian school (K-12) here. - Feb 2019

The international school just got accreditation last year, but it’s a very small school, there are several classes with more than one grade. Many Eritrean students. The Italian school is larger. - Sep 2018

There is a good international school here. I have heard really good things about it, and we were close with the Director. However, for the U.S Embassy, Eritrea is an adults-only assignment. . - Dec 2016

There is an International School in Asmara, but I have no personal experience with it. - Aug 2007

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