< Back to Directory home

Primary Schools

Looking for the perfect primary school in Portugal? Here’s our list of expat-friendly/international elementary schools in Portugal to help you out:

  • List
  • Map

Vale Verde International School is an international school located in Lagos, on the Algarve. They provide a bilingual education embedded in the British system, offering IGCSE and A-Level programs. For a global education for your child on the Algarve, consider Vale Verde International School. read moreread less

Nobel International School Algarve is a bilingual school with three locations: Lagoa, Lagos, and Almancil. They offer an education that blends the British and Portuguese curriculums at their state-of-the-art locations. Boarding facilities are also available for older children at the Lagoa campus. read moreread less

The International School of Madeira is an international school in Funchal, Madeira. Between the ages of 4 and 9 years, children immerse themselves in the English language, choosing between Portuguese and English curriculum. So, give your child the best start with the International School of Madeira. read moreread less

St Dominic’s International School is an international school located in São Domingos de Rana, near Lisbon. It’s an IB World School, offering all three International Baccalaureate programs for students from 4 to 18 years. For a global education near the capital, consider St Dominic’s International School. read moreread less

The Carlucci American International School of Lisbon is an independent school near the capital. The school offers a rich American education for children from 3 to 18 years, with older students studying the IB Diploma. So, for global education in Lisbon, consider Carlucci American International School. read moreread less

The International Christian School of Cascais has an international school located in Cascais, near Lisbon. They provide a religious education that focuses on Christian teachings and moral development for children from 3 to 18 years. The school offers an education that centers on the US system. read moreread less

St Julian’s School is a private school located in Carcavelos. Students from 4 to 18 years can choose to follow the British or Portuguese curriculums, with IGCSE exams available. Older students also follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma program at St Julian’s School. read moreread less