There is a compulsory school for 9 years for children
between 6 and 15 years. Each coral island has its own
elementary school, and 92% of children attend school. The
country has a college, which provides teacher, nurse and
maritime education. See TOPSCHOOLSINTHEUSA for TOEFL, ACT, SAT testing locations and high school codes in Kiribati.
Kiribati - Tarawa
Tarawa, atoll with about 30 islands among the Gilbert Islands, Kiribati; 31
km2, 50 200 residents (2012). Tarawa is also the term in the urban
area, consisting of the districts of Bairiki, Betio and Bonriki, which
constitutes the capital of Kiribati. Most of the capital functions are in
Bairiki, while Betio has a port and Bonriki airport.