Schools and Education

Schools and Education in Huacas, Costa Rica.

Green turtle, playa grande, huacus, guanacaste, costa rica, LIR, CROne of the incredible aspects of Huacas is its location to some of the best schools in the country.  Here, there are a variety of private school options for families with children:

La Paz Community School

The closest school to Huacas, and only 12 minutes away in Flamingo, La Paz Community School is a private, non-profit instruction center for students in Pre-K through 12th grade. The curriculum here is demanding, and students receive bilingual, experiential education where they learn the academics, as well as how to be contributing citizens in the global community. Costa Rica’s peaceful practices are upheld here through four peace practices that students are asked to uphold daily.

The Country Day School

The Country Day School is "an American school serving the International community," and it accepts students from the Pre-Kindergarten level through high school.  Boarding schools for grades 8 through 12 is also available.  Students follow the American school year, attending classes from August through June, and the high school curriculum focuses on university preparation.

Guanacaste Waldorf School

This bilingual school offers education to children in Pre-K to 6th grade using the Waldorf method. Only a 15-minute commute from Huacas, this school is one of a kind in Guanacaste. Students that attend this center from 2.5 to 12 years of age receive a comprehensive education including academics and artistic ability. Activities such as taking care of the school farm, drawing, poetry, singing and drama are all integrated into the daily curriculum, giving students a round educational foundation.

Lakeside International School

This leading international bilingual private school works with students to create a learning plan based on their individual strengths and needs. Located 45 minutes away in Sardinal, Lakeside offers classes to students from Pre-K to 12th grade. The challenging academic program is complemented with an array of extra-curricular activities in an atmosphere of cooperation and an inviting learning community.