Private schools are quite advanced in Cyprus.
All Private School Institutions are approved and directly monitored by the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus.
Children may attend private Pre-Primary schools after the age of 4 8/12.
The Pre-Primary and Private Schools are being divided into three types; schools that follow the curriculum of the public Pre-Primary Schools, schools that follow at least the 2/3 of the public school’s curriculum, including other activities / subjects and finally, schools that follow a different curriculum that is however, being approved by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
All of the teaching staff are qualified members and are closely monitored by the Ministry of Education and Culture officers, in order to ensure that the high quality of the education is maintained.
The tuition fees are in accordance with the policy of each institution.
As stated by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, there are 82 Pre-Primary and Primary Schools in Nicosia, 51 in Limassol, 29 in Larnaca, 6 in Paphos and 3 in Famagusta.