Georgetown International Academy

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Georgetown International Academy
Location
9-10 Delhi Street


Guyana
Coordinates6°49′06″N 58°07′52″W / 6.818258°N 58.131122°W / 6.818258; -58.131122Coordinates: 6°49′06″N 58°07′52″W / 6.818258°N 58.131122°W / 6.818258; -58.131122
Information
Established1971 (1971)
GradesNursery-12
Enrollment95 (as of 2011-12)
Website

The Georgetown International Academy is a private, coeducational day school in Georgetown, Guyana. It offers an educational program compatible with the United States system for nursery through grade 12.

The school has been in operation since 1971. The school year comprises two semesters extending approximately from the end of August to the end of January and from the end of January to the middle of June.[1] [2]

Organization[edit]

The school is governed by a school board of seven members, elected by parents of the students for a two-year term. The school is incorporated in Guyana and operates within the laws of Guyana.[1]

Curriculum[edit]

The curriculum is largely that offered by United States elementary, middle and high schools, with additions intended to assist pupils in understanding Guyana and Caribbean geography and history. Textbooks are current and are from major U.S. educational publishers. The school is fully accredited by AdvancED (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)).[1]

Faculty[edit]

In the 2011–2012 school year, there were fourteen full-time and four part-time teachers, and three teaching assistants.[1]

Enrollment[edit]

At the beginning of the 2011–2012 school year, enrollment was 95.

  • Nursery/Kindergarten: 15
  • Grades 1–6: 33
  • Grades 7–12: 46[1]

Facilities[edit]

The school is located at 9-10 Delhi Street, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown,[3] and housed in three buildings, one of which is undergoing extensive renovation. The small campus includes classrooms a science lab, a computer lab, a school library, art and music rooms, physical education and an assembly/lunch area. There are also two play areas including a new early-childhood play center.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Under Secretary for Management » Bureau of Administration » Office of Overseas Schools » Schools Worldwide. "Guyana, Georgetown: Georgetown International Academy". US/DOS official web site. US Department of State. Retrieved 2012-09-08. The Georgetown International Academy is a private, coeducational day school which offers an educational program compatible with the United States system for nursery through grade 12. The School has been in operation since 1971. The school year comprises 2 semesters extending approximately from the end of August to the end of January and from the end of January to the middle of June.
  2. ^ This article is derived from a United States Department of State web site, a U.S. federal government work. U.S. federal government works are not eligible for copyright protection (17 USC 105). Archived September 9, 2012, at WebCite
  3. ^ GIA. "Contact Us". GIA official web site. Georgetown International Academy. Archived from the original on 2012-09-09. Retrieved 2012-09-08. Address: 9-10 Delhi Street Prashad Nagar Georgetown, Guyana.

External links[edit]

Official website