FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is Dakar Academy West part of an existing school system?

Dakar Academy West is part of the Dakar Academy school system. Established in 1961 as the first international school and Christian institution in Dakar, Dakar Academy has served the educational needs of families in West Africa for nearly 60 years. The school system’s first campus, located in Hann Maristes, enrolls students Pre-K through Grade 12.

What type of curriculum will be used?

Utilising an American curriculum that is vertically aligned, our qualified teaching staff use differentiated instruction and varied teaching techniques to create an environment of student-centered learning.

Where is Dakar Academy West located?

Dakar Academy West is located in Almadies-Mamelles, making it easily accessible to families in West Dakar. Take a visual tour of the property, just above Lighthouse Beach.

What educational programs will Dakar Academy West offer?

In addition to kindergarten and elementary programs (PreK-5), DA West will offer select English Language Learners (ELL) services.

What will tuition look like for my family?  

Dakar Academy West offers an affordable international education. For more information on fees and available discounts, visit our main website.