Guide to International Schools In Mallorca
As the number of expat residents in Mallorca has increased, so has the quality and choice of international schools. However, places are limited so, if you are considering relocating to Mallorca with your children, this will be something you want to look into well in advance. Our guide will help get you started with your research.
The majority of the international schools are located in Palma or along the southwest coast. There are also options in Marratxi, a residential area not far to the northwest of Palma and in Sa Pobla, a central location in North Mallorca. For a Guide to nursery or preschools in Mallorca, please click the link.
Palma and the southwest coast
Bellver International College
Bellver International College is a non-denominational, co-educational day school. Founded in 1950, It is the longest-established privately owned British school in Spain. Located in Marivent, a few minutes drive from central Palma, the college is a modern purpose-built premises with a comprehensive set of facilities.
Address: Bellver International College, Calle Jose Costa Ferrer Nº5, Marivent 07015, Palma.
Website: Bellver International College
King Richard III College
Founded in 1969, King Richard III College is a private co-educational day school. Education is available from the ages of 2 to 18 years old covering both the English curriculum and offering the Spanish System of Education; the Bachillerato. It is about 10 minutes from Palma in Portals Nous, close to the marina and overlooking the sea.
Address: Calle Oratorio No.4, 07181, Portals Nous, Calviá, Mallorca.
Website: King Richard III College
Baleares International College
Baleares International College has been in operation since 1957. Part of the Orbital Education Group of Schools, it follows the English National Curriculum, and also offers Spanish, Catalan, German and French. The school has two campuses:
Sant Agusti Campus
With a friendly atmosphere and a strong community feel, the Sant Agustí campus has facilities for Primary age children aged 2 to 11. It includes well-equipped classrooms, a library, music and art rooms, and a spacious dining room. Students also have access to excellent sports facilities nearby and partake in a variety of sports including sailing, beach volleyball and swimming.
Address: Calle de Marià Villangómez 17, 07015, Sant Agustí, Palma.
Sa Porrassa Campus
Sa Porrassa Campus, is located on the edge of open countryside in Calvià. Catering for students aged 3 to 18, it is a large and well-equipped school a wide range of educational and sports facilities. The academic program prepares students for IGCSE and A-Level examinations, preparing them for university applications anywhere in the world.
Address: Cala Figuera 3A, 07181, Sa Porrassa, Calvià
Website: Baleares International College
Close to the Bellver Castle, overlooking Palma bay, Queen’s College is another school offering a comprehensive range of facilities. Founded in 1977, Queen’s has an enviable reputation, catering for some 315 children between the ages of three and eighteen. Their program prepares them for GCSE and GCE ‘A’ level examinations and equivalent qualifications in the Spanish education system.
Address: Juan de Saridakis 64, 07015, Palma.
Website: Queen’s College, Mallorca
Agora is close to Puerto Portals, a short drive to the west of Palma. Opened in September 2008, the school can take up to 1,700 pupils and is promoted as “Spain’s first ecological school”. It offers: pre-school (Escuela Infantil – 0 to 6 years); basic level I (Primaria – 6 to 12 years); basic level II (Secundaria – 12 to 16 years). There is also an international high school level – Bachillerato Internacional – for children aged 16 to 18.
Address: Carretera Vella Andratx, s/n 07181 – Calvià (Portal Nous), Palma de Mallorca.
Website: Agora Portals, Mallorca
Palma College is the only dedicated sixth form college in Mallorca. It specialises in the education of students aged 16 and up, bridging the gap between school and university with further education, life skills and preparation for the world of work. The college offers a wide choice of academic subjects along with a comprehensive enrichment program, differing it from other education providers in Mallorca. It is based in the heart of Palma.
Address: Carrer Can Veri 5, 07001 Palma.
Website: Palma College
Escola Global provides a holistic education, “focused on developing young global citizens who will grow into smart, kind, and compassionate adults in this rapidly changing world”. It was established in 2008 and follows the English and Spanish national curriculums from early years through to secondary education.
Address: C/ Germans Llumière, Nº 1 (Edificio Adduno ) – Parc Bit, Carretera de Valldemossa, 07121 Palma.
Website: Escola Global
Green Valley School
Green Valley School follows the British curriculum with the aim of the children taking their GCSE’s when they are in Year 11. From year 12 onward, pupils follow the International Baccalaureate program. Green Valley also offer a pre-school called “Happy Faces”.
Address: Camí de la Vileta, 210, 07011 Palma.
Website: Green Valley School
Swedish School, Palma de Mallorca
Located centrally in Palma, the Swedish School offers education to children from 3 years and up. It is a private school catering for a mix of nationalities although most are from Scandinavia. The school follows the Swedish teaching regulations. The main language is Swedish but the pupils also have exposure to English, Spanish and Swedish. Catalan is voluntary for those of the pupils that already have a good level of Spanish.
Address: Calle Infanta 15-17, 07014, Palma.
Website: Swedish School, Palma de Mallorca
Lycee Francais de Palma
Located in Palma, a private school catering primarily for the French community in Mallorca.
Address: Calle Salud 4, 07014, Palma.
Website: Lycee Francais de Palma
Eurocampus Deutsche Schule
Located in Palma, a private school catering primarily for the German community in Mallorca.
Address: Calle de la Infanta 15, 07014, Palma.
Website: Eurocampus Deutsche Schule
Marratxi – central, to the NW of Palma
The Academy International School
Founded in 1985 as a Preparatory School, The Academy now has over 260 students ranging in age from 2 to 16. The majority of the students are Spanish, British or German. It is located in Marratxi, a small town around 10 to 15 minutes drive from Palma City center. Consequently the school within easy reach of many popular residential locations.
Address: Camí de Son Ametler Vell, Marratxi.
Website: The Academy International School
Sa Pobla – North Mallorca
Mallorca International School – MySchool
Mallorca International School is one of the most recent introductions to the list of international schools in Mallorca. It is located in the north of the island giving residents of such places as Pollensa, Alcudia and Sa Pobla a nearby option for international schooling. According to their website they offer “an Early Years Foundation Stage, Primary School, and growing Secondary School’. The school follows the British National Curriculum.
Address: C/ Llorer, 1 Crestatx, 07420, Sa Pobla.
Website: Mallorca International School