Malabo - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?

Two School for Expat , one French only the other Spanish and English. My experience with Maria Cano (the second) was fair to poor. - Apr 2021

There are three, but none are U.S.-accredited. - Jul 2020

There is a Spanish school, French school, Nigerian school, Montessori school, a boarding school, and a school named Maria Cano with a U.S. citizen director. The kids at post in recent years attended Maria Cano or were homeschooled. I have not had any direct experience with any of - Aug 2017

The education system is not great. Other expats send their children to the French or Spanish International school. There are currently no strong options for schooling in English. The Israeli hospital provides a small school for children of the employees there, and one American family has put its children in school there. That being said, this is probably not the best place for school-aged children unless you are willing to have them learn in another language or put in the effort to supplement their education. - Sep 2014

EG does not currently have schools appropriate for older children. There are three international schools: French, Spanish, and Nigerian. Think twice -- or more -- about bringing school-age children here. - Jun 2012

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