The International School of Ouagadougou
is an English-language using international school
, Burkina Faso
, established in 1976. The school is independent and teaches students from prekindergarten to Grade 12. In 2004 to 2005 there were 146 students. The school was created to cater for students from the international community but host-country students are also accepted.
In 2004-5 there were 12 full time faculty members, 14 part-time, and 7 instructional assistants, as well as a counselor and director of student services, a program development/curriculum director, elementary principal, librarian and an IT technician.
The school has a modified U.S. curriculum, including daily instruction in French. It also offers lessons in Burkina culture, and pupils have the chance to take part in student exchanges with other international schools in the region. A number of AP courses are offered for students to earn college credit.
Accreditation and memberships
The school is accredited by the U.S.-based Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
and is a member of the Association of International Schools in Africa
The School is located on a 7 acre (28,000 m²) purpose-built campus located adjacent to the residential Zone du Bois
and close to the city center. It includes a walled and secure area of 5 acres (20,000 m²), a grassed playing field, dressing rooms, a volleyball/basketball/badminton court, a swimming pool, 2... Read More