Harare International School teaches the personal values, academic qualities and sense of responsibility needed for life-long learning, community service and world citizenship through programs that are relevant, challenging and engaging.
Founded in 1992, Harare International School (HIS) is an independent, non-profit institution, serving students in Early Childhood 1 (EC 1) to grade 12. HIS enrolls approximately 500 students representing over 50 nationalities, including 21% from Europe, 23% from North America, 41% from Africa, 8% from Asia and 7% from other areas of the world.
HIS is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and the educational program is modeled along North American and International Baccalaureate (IB) guidelines. HIS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). HIS is an IB World School and is authorized to offer the Primary Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. HIS is currently a Middle Years Programme candidate school.
The school has active membership of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA), the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) and the Association for School Curriculum and Development (ASCD).