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Schools on the Costa Blanca


We understand how stressful moving abroad can be and if you are relocating to the Costa Blanca North it is very important for your child/children to be in a school environment in which they will be happy.

Education is compulsory in Spain for children aged 6 years to 16 years. Pre- school education is also available from 3 years of age.

On the Costa Blanca North you can choose from the Spanish education system or a private International school. Please find below a guide on schools available for the area.

International Education

The following schools are privately managed, therefore they will have yearly fees. However the fees are considerably less than most private schools in the UK.


The Laude Lady Elizabeth School - Laude Lady Elizabeth school offers education for pupils from the ages of 3 years to 18+ years following the British National Curriculum.

Xabia International college - Education based on the English national curriculum. Primary and secondary schools available ranging from nursery at 3 years of age to GCSE and A level.


Centre Private & Centre Educacio - Nursery, Primary and Secondary


Costa Blanca International College

Nuestra Senora de Los Dolores


Centre Educacio Infantil Altea


Alicante has several International schools available - The European School of Alicante, British School of Alicante, El Plantio International, Newton College.

Spanish state schools

The Spanish system is split over 5 sections - Pre school 3 - 6 years, Primary 6 - 12 years, Secondary 12 - 16 years, Higher secondary 16-18 years, University 18 years+. Listed below are some of the Spanish state schools available on the Costa Blanca North.

Javea - Colegio Amanecer, Colegio Graull, Colegio Maria Immaculada, Vicente Tena School, Colegio Port de Javea.

Moraira - Colegio Publico Cap D’Or, Instituto de Teulada, Colegio Publico San Vicente Ferrer.

Benitachell - Colegio Publico Santa Maria Magdalena

Denia - Colegio Nacional Pou de la Montana, Colegio Nacional Vessanes, Colegio Paidos

Benissa - Colegio Nacional Padre, Colegio Publico Manuel, Instituto de Ensenanza.

Calpe - Colegio Public Gabriel, Colegio Publico Azorin, Instituto de Educacion secundaria de Calpe + 3 more

Altea - There are many state schools available in Altea - Please ask us for more information.

Inland Areas - There are many schools available in the following villages; Beniarbeig, Jalon, Pedreguer, Pego, Ondara.