About Us

Welcome from the Director

On behalf of the entire Oxford International School (OIS) family in Panama, we welcome you to our website.

As you navigate our website, I hope you will begin to discover the richness of our program offerings and the uniqueness of the OIS Family. At OIS we offer a multi-cultural education in Panama, with a continuous improvement plan, our mission is to inspire learners to reach high academic standards and act with honesty and integrity to become proactive world citizens.

At OIS our vision is dedicated to provide a multicultural environment with the intention of graduating students with academic excellence and global leadership skills. As we can proof each day in our teaching, learning, and personal relationships, inside the classroom and beyond, helping our students to develop the critical thinking.

Our school wide principles of teaching and learning encourage student autonomy, purpose, and choice. The significance given to the development of learning traits such as: caring and principled, open-minded thinkers, willing to take risks, is a constant and continuous pursuit throughout a student’s career at OIS.

For more than 30 years, Oxford International School has set the standard for quality education in Panama, educating leaders that have made a difference in their country and the world.

We invite you to explore OIS both online and in person. Your child can spend a day with us and witness our stimulating and challenging curriculum taught by passionate faculty members. OIS students are engaged in a vast array of academic endeavors, as well as, extracurricular opportunities.

Best Regards

Laureen Fonseca M.

Director

Mission

OIS inspires students to achieve high academic standards and act with honesty and integrity to become proactive citizens of the world.

Vission

OIS is dedicated to providing a multicultural environment with the intention of graduating students with academic excellence and global leadership skills.

Mission

OIS is dedicated to providing a multicultural environment with the intention of graduating students with academic excellence and global leadership skills.

Vission

OIS inspires students to achieve high academic standards and act with honesty and integrity to become proactive citizens of the world.

Our School

Oxford International School opened in 1987 in response to the growing need to provide bilingual training to international students, residents of Panama and members of the local community.

It is currently located at Calle 74 Carrasquilla, San Francisco, Panama City, included in the preschool, elementary, pre-middle and middle sections, offering a Bachelor of Science and Arts.

Its first location was in the Altos del Golf area, San Francisco. Then Federico Boyd moved to Via España, in front of the Iglesia del Carmen.

It is currently located on Vía España. San Francisco, Carrasquilla, calle 74 Este (former headquarters of ULACIT).

OIS is divided into the following areas: Pre-school (PK3-k), Elementary (1-5), Pre-middle (6-8), Secondary (9-12).

ACCREDITATION. The Oxford International School is authorized by the Ministry of Education of Panama and accredited by COGNIA (AdvancED) until June 2020.

Our School

Oxford International School opened in 1987 in response to the growing need to provide bilingual training to international students, residents of Panama and members of the local community.

It is currently located at Calle 74 Carrasquilla, San Francisco, Panama City, included in the preschool, elementary, pre-middle and middle sections, offering a Bachelor of Science and Arts.

Its first location was in the Altos del Golf area, San Francisco. Then Federico Boyd moved to Via España, in front of the Iglesia del Carmen.

It is currently located on Vía España. San Francisco, Carrasquilla, calle 74 Este (former headquarters of ULACIT).

OIS is divided into the following areas: Pre-school (PK3-k), Elementary (1-5), Pre-middle (6-8), Secondary (9-12).

ACCREDITATION. The Oxford International School is authorized by the Ministry of Education of Panama and accredited by COGNIA (AdvancED) until June 2020.

Acreditatión

Oxford International School, is authorized by the Ministry of Education of Panama, and has the Cognia accreditation (AdnvancED).

The international company Cognia, formerly known as AdvancED, has the highest academic quality standards. Accrediting yourself with Cognia means being part of an educational community of more than 36,000 institutions from 85 countries, who collectively conduct research and recruit best practices from thousands of educators who share a passion for improving teaching methods worldwide.

The accreditation standards aim to support institutions on their path to continuous improvement to achieve optimal results in the quality of the teaching-learning process of students, such as;

  • Leadership
  • Learning capacity
  • Resource capacity

This accreditation provides us with the standards and criteria for excellence in learning environments that allow us to obtain recommendations for understanding our educational system.

Acreditatión

Oxford International School, is authorized by the Ministry of Education of Panama, and has the Cognia accreditation (AdnvancED).

The international company Cognia, formerly known as AdvancED, has the highest academic quality standards. Accrediting yourself with Cognia means being part of an educational community of more than 36,000 institutions from 85 countries, who collectively conduct research and recruit best practices from thousands of educators who share a passion for improving teaching methods worldwide.

The accreditation standards aim to support institutions on their path to continuous improvement to achieve optimal results in the quality of the teaching-learning process of students, such as;

  • Leadership
  • Learning capacity
  • Resource capacity

This accreditation provides us with the standards and criteria for excellence in learning environments that allow us to obtain recommendations for understanding our educational system.