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Luanda International School (LIS) is a private coeducational day school, which offers an English medium educational programme for students from age 3 to 18, predominantly from the international community in Luanda, Angola.

LIS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and is authorized to offer three International Baccalaureate programmes: Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the IB Diploma Programme (DP). We use these programmes as the framework for an inquiry-based approach to learning and teaching.

Although a relatively young school, LIS is fully accredited with the IB, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). LIS has a very strong local, national and international reputation. This success is directly connected to a dedicated and talented staff, active parental involvement, and a supportive community.

We believe in the unlimited potential of our students by respecting and developing their individual social, emotional and cognitive needs. We set challenging and demanding expectations for growth and support all students to achieve high standards. We foster a culture of civility where students and adults are treated with fairness, are respected for their contributions, and are celebrated for their effort and successes.

  • Respect for ourselves and others, our environment, and our cultural contexts guides our thoughts, actions and relationships.
    Respect for ourselves and others, our environment, and our cultural contexts guides our thoughts, actions and relationships.
    On Friday, 21 April 2017, LIS participated in World Earth Day. What an amazing day it was! We focused our collective efforts on this central idea: Together we can empower everyone with the knowledge to inspire action in defense of the environment. The day was about seeing ourselves as agents of change and defenders of the planet earth. As ‘defenders of the planet’, LIS students and staff actively explored ways to take action to bring about sustainable change. Throughout the day, students participated in assemblies and a series of student/teacher led workshops, which were designed to engage thinking and raise awareness of the core issues affecting our planet.
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