Schools in Flamingo Costa Rica
The Flamingo area of Costa Rica not only enjoys spectacular beaches, great climate, and excellent infrastructure, it also boasts two of the finest private schools in the country. The La Paz Community School and Costa Rica International Academy (CRIA) are internationally recognized for their exceptional educational programs. As a result, our Flamingo community
includes many young families in addition to entrepreneurs, retirees and adventure-seekers. We love the vibrant demographic mix of young and old from every part of the globe.
La Paz was founded in 2007 and has grown steadily to reach its current capacity of 330 students from pre-school to grade 12 that include 41 scholarship students and 41 financial aid students. According to the La Paz Flamingo website, the goal of the school is to "practice a forward thinking model of education . . . where students from Costa Rica and all over the world join together to learn how to be creative, multilingual, compassionate and responsible global leaders while engaging in authentic learning experiences."
The La Paz school in Flamingo is also an authorized International Baccalaureate World School that exposes students to a rigorous IB curriculum based on US and Costa Rican standards and benchmarks. La Paz is situated in the Mar Vista real estate community.
CRIA was founded in 2000 and has grown from 40 students to 350. CRIA is an English accredited college prepratory school that is recognized for the academic excellence of its students. The CRIA website states that it "strives everyday to inspire a passion for learning and provide children with the skills, values and courage to become responsible leaders in their communities in the world."
CRIA is accredited by the MIddle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) as well as by the Costa Rican ministry of education. CRIA in Flamingo offers a US high school diploma and a reanger os Advanced Placement (AP) courses. CRIA is situated across the street from the five star beachfront golf community of Reserva Conchal.
Families considering a move to Flamingo Costa Rica can be confident that their children will have access to a very high quality education. Please contact us if you're considering a Flamingo Costa Rica real estate investment. We can assist with your property purchase and will also introduce you to two of the finest private schools in Costa Rica.