Education in Alajuela

Colegio Técnico Profesional CEDES Don Bosco

Colegio Técnico Profesional CEDES Don Bosco (“CEDES Don Bosco”) is a private catholic education center that offers education for children from kindergarten to the 12th grade. CEDES Don Bosco’s main objective is to provide its students with technical diplomas in areas such as drawing, computing, graphic design, precision mechanics, and electronics. English as a second language (ESL) is offered from kindergarten. Many of CEDES Don Bosco’s students and science fairs have been acknowledged by important companies in the country such as Intel and Oracle.  One can learn more about CEDES Don Bosco at

Escuela Abraham Lincoln

Alajuelita is also home to Escuela Abraham Lincoln, one of the best public schools in the San José province. Escuela Abraham Lincoln offers daycare, English as a second language, and sport activities after class. Escuela Abraham Lincoln also offers, as a complementary service, a wide variety of workshops for students and parents during the year.