Independent Schools in Sierra Leone
- Independent Schools
Gross enrolment overall: 76.8% (2007)
Primary female–male ratio: 0.93:1 (2011)
Secondary female-male ratio: 0.66:1 (2007)
Secondary pupil-teacher ratio: 24:1 (2007)
There are seven years of primary education starting at age five, and seven of secondary comprising cycles of five and two years. The school year starts in September.
There are numerous independent or private schools spread throughout Sierra Leone. Under the Education Act, 2004 in order to establish a new private school, written authority of the Director-General is needed. Notable private schools include the Lebanese International School and the Limount College, both of which follow syllabi developed in the UK to prepare students for O-level and A-level equivalency level examinations that are internationally recognized.
|Independent Schools organisations in Sierra Leone|
|Kabala Rupp Memorial School||
|Lebanese International School||