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Bahamas Study and Training

Training

In general, the teaching is designed according to the British model. It is compulsory and free for children between the ages of 5 and 16 in government-funded schools. In total there are about 150 elementary schools and several private schools, some of which are run by the church. See TOPSCHOOLSINTHEUSA for TOEFL, ACT, SAT testing locations and high school codes in Bahamas.

Education in Bahamas

The University of the West Indies has a branch in Nassau, where it is mainly focused on education in hotel administration and tourism. A college with a special focus on tourism was started in 1992. At the College of the Bahamas there are other vocational programs, including to technicians and teachers. Education's share of the state budget is about 10% (2009).

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