Independent Schools in United Republic of Tanzania

Gross enrolment overall: 56.6% (2008)

Primary female–male ratio: 1.02:1 (2010)

Secondary female-male ratio: 0.78:1 (2009)

Primary pupil–teacher ratio: 51:1 (2010)

Secondary pupil-teacher ratio: 35:1 (2009)


There are seven years of compulsory education starting at age seven. Primary school comprises seven years and secondary six, with cycles of four and two years. Some 81% of pupils complete primary school (2009). The school year starts in January.

Independent Schools organisations in United Republic of Tanzania
Aga Khan Nursery School
Aga Khan Primary School
Al Muntazir School
International School Moshi
International School of Tanganyika, The
The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School
Victoria Primary School