Education in Rio de Janeiro

International Schools in Rio de Janeiro

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International schools in Brazil are quite expensive, but may be compensated by your company. Children of the Brazilian elite and foreigners attend these schools primarily. There are also schools that offer boarding as outside of the large cities, rural areas are underserved.

Most schools cater to a majority American and Brazilian population (with the exception of the British School). They serve ages from pre-school all the way to pre-university. Tuition ranges from 16-29,000 American dollars a year. Often times American dollars are the preferred payment currency.


Lycée Francais Rua Pereira da Silva, 728
22221-140 Rio de Janeiro
Phone : (021) 25 56 62 96

The British School of Rio de Janeiro
Rua Real Gradeza, 87
Rio de Janerio 22281-030
Phone: 55 (21) 2539 2845

American School of Rio de Janeiro
Estrada da Gavea, 132
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22451-260
Phone: 55 (21) 2512 9830

RIS - Rio International School
Av. Prefeito Dulcídio Cardoso, 4351
Barra da Tijuca - CEP: 22793-011
Rio de Janeiro/RJ - Brazil
Phone: 55 (21) 3410-2807

Our Lady of Mercy School
Rua Visconde de Caravelas, 48
Rio de Janeiro RJ CEP 22271-022
Phone: 55 (21) 2266-8258

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Update 6/12/2016


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