Independent Schools in Swaziland
- Independent Schools
Gross enrolment overall: 63.7% (2008)
Primary female–male ratio: 0.92:1 (2010)
Secondary female–male ratio: 1.00:1 (2010)
Primary pupil–teacher ratio: 32:1 (2010)
Secondary pupil–teacher ratio: 18:1 (2010)
There are seven years of primary education starting at age six and five of secondary comprising cycles of three and two years. Some 84% of pupils complete primary school (2009). The school year starts in January.
There are several private or independent schools in Swaziland. Examples include the Educare Centre, a pre-primary, privately owned school for children between the ages of three and six; Ubombo Primary School, an English medium, independent co-educational school situated on a sugar estate; Enjabulweni Independent School, which offers education from grades 1 to 12 and is situated on the outskirts of Manzini; Sifundzani School, an international, co-educational day school in Mbabane; and Waterford Kamhlaba, a United World College located near Mbabane. The academic programme is geared to the University of Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).
|Independent Schools organisations in Swaziland|
|Enjabulweni Independent School||
|Ubombo Primary School||
|USUTU Forests Primary School||