The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Central and South America

The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Central and South America
September 10, 2019

The IB (International Baccalaureate) Curriculum is very popular in North America. Discover The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Central and South America.

Why choosing the IB (International Baccalaureate) Curriculum?
The IB organization was originally founded as a response to the lack of flexibility in the different school systems around the world. Today, the IB education system is recognized in more than 100 countries worldwide, and many of the major UK and North American universities are very positive towards prospective students with an IB diploma.

In an article featured in The Telegraph, John Claugthon, retiring Chief Master of King Edward’s School, sheds light on some of the reasons why schools all around the world choose to offer the IB Diploma Programme. He points to the breadth of the programme as one of the key motivations: “IB schools believe that the old dispensation to the narrow world of specialisation won’t do any more.”

Many universities world-wide follow this line of thought, and an increasing number of them are revising their admissions criteria to attract more IB graduates. Among other examples, Claugthon mentions King’s College, London, and points to the fact that 20 percent of the university’s new undergraduates are IB students.

If you are looking for an education that stimulates and challenges you but also requires hard work, then the IB is the perfect place for you.

What’s the quality of life in Central America?
As the connector of the Northern and the Southern part of the American continent, Central America is one of the most multicultural regions worldwide. Central American countries enjoy an amazing biodiversity. International families moving to Central America will enjoy its biodiversity together with its tropical climate, its astonishing landscapes, its precious traditions and a wide range of International Schools. Check the list below and find the perfect one for your children!

What’s the quality of life in South America?
South America is a continent with incredible geographical and cultural diversity, where over 200,000 American expatriates currently live. Brazil and Argentina own the region’s most prosperous economies and host the largest number of American expatriates. Other popular locations for expats are Ecuador, Chile, Peru, and recently Colombia.
There are many things that make Latin America a good choice: sunny weather, laidback lifestyle, lower cost of living, beautiful beaches, etc. Check the list below and find the perfect school for your children!

 

Our selection of the Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Central and South America


Warwick Academy

  • Warwick Academy, Middle Rd, Bermuda

One of the best international schools in Bermuda

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,IB
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 19464
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 19'464

Colegio Gran Bretana

  • Colegio Gran Bretaña, Cra 51 # 215 - 20, Bogotá, Colombia

One of the best international schools in Colombia

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,Nat,IMYC,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 19800600
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 45'525'000

The European School

  • European School, Heredia Province, San Pablo, Costa Rica

One of the best international schools in Costa Rica

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • OEM,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 6440
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 10'980

Del Mar Academy

  • Del Mar Academy, Nosara, Provincia de Guanacaste, 5233, Costa Rica

The integration of Dr. Maria Montessori’s philosophy throughout our curriculum coupled with our dual-language approach makes us unique in the Costa Rican independent school world.…

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • Mon,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 5679
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 11'009

St Mary’s International College

  • St Mary's College International College, Martín García 1236, B1804HNB Ezeiza, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

ExcellenceThe inner wealth of man and the complex, changing and globalized world in which we live, expect from our educational centers something more than a…

  • Girls Only
  • students
  • Boarding School
  • UK,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) :
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) :

Knightsbridge Schools International

  • Calle 221 #115-51, Bogotà

Knightsbridge Schools International Bogotá provides high-quality international education for boys and girls age 4-18, met through an inquiry-based, concept-driven curriculum. KSI Bogotá is an IB…

  • Co-educational
  • 150 students
  • Day school
  • International Baccaulaure...
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) :
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) :

Academia Britanica Cuscatleca

  • Academia Británica Cuscatleca, Carterra Panamerica, Santa Tecla, El Salvador

One of the best international schools in El Salvador

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,OEM,Nat,IPC,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 5638
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 6'884

American School Foundation AC

  • The American School Foundation, Bondojito 215, Las Américas, 01120 Álvaro Obregón, CDMX, Mexico

The American School Foundation of Mexico City, A.C. is an American international school in Colonia Las Americas, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City. It was founded by…

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • US,PYP,Nat,MYP,IB,BI,APCA...
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 134200
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 195'200

Saint Nicholas School

  • St. Nicholas School, Rua do Emissário, 333 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP, 05423-180, Brazil

Founded in 1980, St. Nicholas is an International School for pupils from 18 months to 18 years old. Our students are a mix of Brazilian…

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,PYP,IB
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 54612
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 88'656

The Notre Dame School

  • The Notre Dame School, Vía Al Mirador, Managua, Nicaragua

One of the best international schools in Nicaragua

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • Nat,IB,BI,PYP
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 2040
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 5'400

The British School of Quito

  • British School Quito, Av. Intervalles, Sangolquí 170184, Ecuador

One of the best international schools in Ecuador

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,OEM,Nat,IB
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 6350
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 11'587

The British Schools

  • The British Schools, Gral Máximo Tajes, 11500 Montevideo, Uruguay

One of the best international schools in Uruguay

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,PYP,Nat,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 6345
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 8'033

Uruguayan American School

  • Uruguayan American School, Dra María Luisa Saldún de Rodríguez 2375, 11500 Montevideo, Uruguay

One of the best international schools in Uruguay

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • US,Nat,IB
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 5000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 9'600

The English School

  • The English School, D.C, Bogotá, Colombia

One of the best international schools in Colombia

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • PYP,MYP,IB
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 13750000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 29'300'000

Bradford School

  • Bradford School - Calle Luis Pasteur 6335, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

St. Francis College is an international school which strives for excellence, providing a warm and friendly community committed to the International Baccalaureate (IB) philosophy. We…

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 3460000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 4'160'000

American International School of Kingston

  • AISK: American International School of Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica

One of the best international schools in Jamaica

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • US,IB
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 8800
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 17'912

Eton School

  • Eton School, Prados de la Montaña, D García Ramos S/n, Contadero, 05619 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Eton School in Mexico City offers grade levels for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle and High School. It is an inclusive co-educational learning community that celebrates diversity and welcomes families from…

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • US,Nat,MYP,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 120600
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 167'607

Escola Americana Do Rio de Janeiro

  • Estr. da Gávea, 132 - Gávea, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22451-263, Brazil

The American School of Rio de Janeiro (EARJ), one of South America’s finest schools, offers innovative programming and three diploma choices to support our students…

  • CoEducational
  • 850 students
  • Day School
  • IB,Nat,US
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) :
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) :

St Paul’s School

  • St. Paul's School, R. Juquiá, 166 - Jardim Paulistano, São Paulo - SP, 01440-020, Brazil

We are very proud of our strong heritage, traditions and values but are constantly looking forward, seeking to innovate and improve at every age and…

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • UK,Nat,IPC,IB,BI
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 84204
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 104'856

St George’s College Sede Villa

  • St. George's College, General Ernesto Montagne 360, Miraflores Lima 18, Peru

One of the best international schools in Peru

  • Co-Education
  • students
  • Day School
  • Nat,IB,CIPP
Full Profile Request
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 16520
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 18'500

Get in Touch with the Schools

Request more information from the schools in this list. Just fill out your details and World Schools will forward your inquiry to the schools that best match your needs. The schools will then contact you.