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Below, we have compiled our top 20 international schools in Portugal according to our users. However, there are another 35 schools to choose from in the country. You can find the best international school for your child by personalising your results. Just fill in your search criteria, and we will calculate a personal score for every international school in the city of your choosing based on your requirements.

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International Sharing School Taguspark

Located in Portugal’s first and most innovative science and technology park, ISS offers a curriculum focused on personal and professional development, preparing students of age 4 months to 18 years for an increasingly global, multicultural and multilingual world.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €10,980
to: €25,760
Reviews
(20 reviews)

Prime School

Prime School follows Cambridge curriculum in Estoril, Sintra, Lisbon. We believe in having campuses with fewer students for an intimate, nurturing environment, attention, connections, engagement, and participation. An exceptional choice for students' overall well-being.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
American, British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €10,470
to: €18,780
Reviews
(4 reviews)

International School Torres Vedras

Discover a world of possibilities at Escola Internacional de Torres Vedras (EITV), where innovative curricula, state-of-the-art facilities, and dedicated teachers inspire and empower students to shape their futures with confidence.
City
Torres Vedras
Curriculum
British, Portuguese
Languages of instruction
English, Portuguese
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €4,563
to: €14,404
Reviews
(1 review)

The British School Lisbon

There are many reasons why The British School of Lisbon stands out from the crowd. The main one being its community of staff, parents, and students. However, it does not stop there, it’s also the setting - the building, the grounds, the location.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €12,825
to: €16,670
Reviews
(2 reviews)

Montalvo International School

Montalvo holds high academic standards and aims to function as a launchpad to Universities and Higher Education worldwide. Our small class sizes and approach to excellence in academics allows us to provide our students a robust learning environment.
City
Algarve
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
13 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: €11,250
to: €12,255

Greene’s College Oxford, Estoril

Greene’s provides a personal, exceptional and demanding academic experience that liberates students from a one-size-fits-all curriculum.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
14 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €19,800
to: €19,800

Best 20 International Schools in Portugal

Out of a total of 55 International Schools in Portugal.

Based on the aggregated preferences of our users in the last 30 days.

St. James' Primary School

St. James’ is a school for children from the ages of 6 to 10.
Small classes will ensure individual attention. Pupils will be taught both in English and Portuguese by qualified staff, their time being divided equally between the two languages and curricula.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
British, Portuguese
Languages of instruction
English, Portuguese
Ages
6 to 10
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €7,600
to: €7,600
Reviews
(2 reviews)

St. Dominic's International School

St. Dominic’s International School is a highly respected and well known international school, and is the only school in Portugal authorised to offer all three programmes of the International Baccalaureate Organisation.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €11,200
to: €20,500

Oeiras International School

Oeiras International School is committed to promoting a respectful community of independent and passionate lifelong learners who are aware of their roles and responsibilities in an ever-changing world. To this end, OIS offers a variety of learning experiences within a supportive and challenging environment of rigorous academic programmes.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
6 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €12,600
to: €20,680

United Lisbon International School

At the heart of our establishment is a deep passion for families and the younger generation, combined with extensive experience and a proven track record in international education. Our philosophy is centered around nurturing each individual learner, offering them a diverse range of opportunities to grow both academically and personally.
We are committed to preparing our students for a globalized society by providing them with the globally recognized IB Diploma that opens doors to prestigious universities and other higher education institutions.
United Lisbon's ultimate vision is to empower and inspire the younger generation to create a sustainable world by offering rigorous academic programs that go beyond traditional learning, with a strong focus on equipping students with the skills and values necessary for success in the 21st century and beyond.
We are committed to fostering a sustainable and equitable world and instilling this commitment in our students.
Our modern pedagogy is designed to create a student-centered learning ecosystem. Through guided inquiry, collaborative learning, and seamless integration of technology, we aim to provide a personalized learning experience for each student. We believe that by incorporating these methods, we can develop relevant skills and foster a love for learning that will stay with our students throughout their lives.
At United Lisbon, we recognize the importance of real-life experiences and entrepreneurial skills. We strive to provide our students with practical opportunities to make a difference in tomorrow's world. By forging positive personal relations within our school community and beyond, we enable our students to thrive in a globalized society.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB, American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: €10,643
to: €21,745
Reviews
(5 reviews)

Carlucci American International School of Lisbon

Carlucci American International School of Lisbon is a student-centered educational community in which the school challenges itself and each other to do its best and to makes positive contributions to our diverse and ever-changing world.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB, American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €10,368
to: €21,698

The British School Lisbon

There are many reasons why The British School of Lisbon stands out from the crowd. The main one being its community of staff, parents, and students. However, it does not stop there, it’s also the setting - the building, the grounds, the location.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €12,825
to: €16,670
Reviews
(2 reviews)

International Christian School of Cascais

Our students are taught in love and discipline. They are treated as individuals, each with their own characters. We grow together as a family, learning to accept and show tolerance for each others differences. Respect is very important. Aside from our staff, our Student School Council is always available to encourage and help other students. As a school we have a lot of interactive activities (like a sports day, international day, etc), which also helps with bonding.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
American, Christian
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
This school does not make their fees public.
Reviews
(7 reviews)

IPS Cascais British International School

Small, friendly, professional, very international and a supportive PTA. Happy children are very important to us. When children are happy and relaxed, they are ready to succeed academically and personally. This is why we cultivate and protect the unique atmosphere at IPS Cascais; our approach means that pupils love learning with us and are enabled to achieve their potential.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €11,239
to: €15,907

International Sharing School Taguspark

Located in Portugal’s first and most innovative science and technology park, ISS offers a curriculum focused on personal and professional development, preparing students of age 4 months to 18 years for an increasingly global, multicultural and multilingual world.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €10,980
to: €25,760
Reviews
(20 reviews)

CJD International School

Colégio Júlio Dinis (CJD International School) is a private educational school that values academic excellence, multiculturalism and personalized attention to students. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive community that fosters a love for learning and encourages critical thinking, creativity and leadership skills. Our curriculum is based on a rigorous academic program that emphasizes both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, while our extracurricular activities and sports programs promote a healthy lifestyle and teamwork. At Colégio Júlio Dinis (CJD International School), we are committed to providing a safe, supportive and nurturing environment that prepares our students to become responsible, confident and compassionate global citizens.
City
Porto
Curriculum
British, Portuguese
Languages of instruction
English, Portuguese
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: €5,610
to: €8,470

Prime School

Prime School follows Cambridge curriculum in Estoril, Sintra, Lisbon. We believe in having campuses with fewer students for an intimate, nurturing environment, attention, connections, engagement, and participation. An exceptional choice for students' overall well-being.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
American, British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €10,470
to: €18,780
Reviews
(4 reviews)

Nobel Algarve British International School

Nobel International School Algarve is the oldest and largest private school group in the south of Portugal, offering a co-educational day school with multiple locations for pupils aged 3 to 18. At Nobel International School Algarve we provide our students with an educational experience that challenges their minds, inspires their creativity, and instills a desire for discovery that will last a lifetime. We have two beautiful campuses, in Lagoa and Almancil, and we believe Nobel Algarve offers your child an education that will prepare him or her for a lifetime of success, achievement, and personal satisfaction. Here at Nobel Algarve, we are proud of the education par excellence we provide for our nearly 1,000 students and of their outstanding achievements.
City
Algarve
Curriculum
British, Portuguese
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: €5,622
to: €17,790

Redbridge School

Redbridge School inspires creativity, a love of learning and international mindedness through a challenging and playful multilingual learning environment, where children feel happy, valued and secure.
In Primary Years Redbridge offers two bilingual pathways: a French/English Section and a Portuguese/English Section.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
Portuguese, French
Languages of instruction
English, French, Portuguese
Ages
3 to 16
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €7,972
to: €17,645

St. Julian's School

St Julian's School is a private co-educational school founded in 1932 with a strong record of academic achievement and extra-curricular activity. St Julian's has three sections, each with its own Principal: the Primary School, the Portuguese Section, and the Secondary School.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
IB, British, Portuguese
Languages of instruction
English, Portuguese
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €11,964
to: €28,113

Colégio Bernardette Romeira

Colégio Bernardette Romeira's mission is to educate for Freedom and Independence. CBR provides a warm, welcoming environment and prides itself in being like a family to its students.
Teachers and staff not only provide state-of-the-art in education, but also teach students confidence in their abilities, empathy, compassion, curiosity and a globalized/international understanding of the World - qualities that foment lifelong learning and are crucial for their academic, personal and interpersonal success and a fulfilling life.
City
Algarve
Curriculum
British, Portuguese
Languages of instruction
English, Portuguese
Ages
3 to 14
This school does not make their fees public.

Bright International School

Bright International School is a Pre Prep, Preparatory and Lower Secondary school for 3 to 14 year olds on a purpose built site situated to the south of Loulé.
The brand new, unique, state of the art school opened September 2019. Bright provides 21th century learning with Apple technology and individual iPads.
City
Algarve
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €8,250
to: €15,900
Reviews
(16 reviews)

Greene’s College Oxford, Estoril

Greene’s provides a personal, exceptional and demanding academic experience that liberates students from a one-size-fits-all curriculum.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
14 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: €19,800
to: €19,800

Jill's Place

Jill’s Place is a community of caring people who build healthy relationships in a “home away from home” where the children feel welcomed, valued, supported and loved. It is a place where every child has a chance to shine every day. We do not compare children to an unrealistic norm but instead, we measure their progress and celebrate their efforts, kindness, friendship and joy of being lifelong learners. Our goal has always been and will always be to provide an innovative and balanced learning environment where developing character is our highest priority. We welcome children from age 18 months to 7 years, in a charming villa in Carcavelos, in a cosy, familiar setting, to learn through inquiry, exploration and play.
City
Lisbon
Curriculum
International, Reggio Emilia Approach
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 11
This school does not make their fees public.

Oporto British School

Oporto British School, located in Foz do Douro, Porto, Portugal, is the oldest British school in Continental Europe, established in 1894. It is a private, day school for both boys and girls, aged 3 to 18. It follows a British curriculum until the completion of the IGCSE and Senior pupils study the IB Diploma Programme.
The high quality education received by the pupils as evidenced by outstanding IB results, have led to the school achieving full dual accredited status by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).
City
Porto
Curriculum
IB, British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: €8,735
to: €14,585
Reviews
(2 reviews)

Vilamoura International School

The Vilamoura International School is the most prestigious educational institute (Pre-school, Primary School and Secondary School) in the South of Portugal, encompassing the Portuguese National, British (adapted) National and the Cambridge International curricula.
City
Algarve
Curriculum
British, Portuguese
Languages of instruction
English, Portuguese
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: €6,340
to: €12,065

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