List of schools in Ethiopia

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This article discusses primary and secondary schools in Ethiopia. An incomplete list is included.

Primary and secondary education

Education in Ethiopia was focused on mainly towards religious learning until after World War II. The government then began to emphasize secular learning to achieve national development. Free public education is provided in Ethiopia at both the primary and secondary level. Although there are many private schools in the country, most are concentrated in the Addis Ababa area and are rarely found in the more rural areas where there is a shortage of schools. Many students walk long distances to get to school both in and around the capital city.

Primary education starts at the first grade and continues to the eighth grade. All subjects are taught in all languages which are spoken in Ethiopia—until seventh grade, at which point all subjects are taught in English. However, there are some schools—many of them private—that begin offering instruction in English at or before the first grade. By the end of eighth grade, students take a national examination which determines whether or not they may continue on to the secondary level. Failing students must repeat the eighth grade and take the national examination again until they pass it and matriculate into the ninth grade.

Until 2001, secondary education went from the ninth to the twelfth grade. But after 2001, the government changed the curriculum so that general secondary education ends at the tenth-grade level, while the eleventh and twelfth grade are considered college preparatory. At the end of tenth-grade students, take yet another national examination which determines whether or not they will be allowed to continue to pursue their educations and go on to college. Students who pass this second, national examination may decide if they want to focus in a science or arts stream. The science stream mainly consists of biology, chemistry, physics and technical drawing, while the art stream mainly consists of geography, history, civics and economics. Students who fail at this level generally either join the general workforce or go to a private college. At the end of twelfth grade, students must take another national exam which determines their eligibility to move on to the university level. Passing students may choose between two general majors and two public university campuses. The government then assigns each student to a specific major and campus.

List of schools

This is a list of schools in Ethiopia, sorted alphabetically by location.

You can also use All School Ethiopia this is a website was developed in 2016. This site provides information about schools in Ethiopia, it serves as a School Directory System. One of its objectives is to enable all interested parties to get access to details of the schools of their choices.

Addis Ababa

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Eastern Wollega

Naqaamtee Biyyaa Kumsaa

  • M/B Burqaa Jatoo Sad. 1ffaa (1-8)
  • M/B Biiftuu Naqaamtee Sadaarkaa Lammaffaa (Biftu Nekemte Secondary School 9-10)
  • M/B Qophinaa Naqaamtee (Nekemte Preparatory School (NPS its Nick Name) 11-12)


  • Nafyad elementary School
  • Nafyad Secondary School
  • Nafyad Preparatory School
  • Adama No 3 Primary and Junior Secondary School
  • Adama Secondary School
  • Hawas Preparatory School
  • English Alive Academy
  • Arsema Youth Academy
  • Goro Preparatory School
  • Goro secondary School


  • Agazi Comprehensive High School


  • Queen Sheba High School


  • Asela Preparatory School
  • Chilalo Terara Secondary School
  • Didea Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Sedika Secondary School
  • Shirka Secondary and Preparatory School

Bahir Dar

  • Dilchibo Junior & Secondary School[18]
  • Ghion Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Teyema Primary School
  • Tana Hayque secondary and preparatory school

Bahir dar preparatory school wereda higher and preparatory school fasilo preparatory school yekatit 12 primary school bahir dar acadami sos school catholic preparatory school

Debre Markos

  • Nigus Tekle Haymanot Elementary & Junior Secondary School
  • Debre Markos Senior Secondary Comprehensive School
  • Abema Elementary & Junior Secondary School
  • Menkorer secondary school
  • Ethio-Japan secondary school


  • Kidame Gebeya High School
  • Memehere Akale Wolde Preparatory School
  • Tossa Primary School
  • Memhir Akalewold Secondary Preparatory School
  • W/ro Sihen College of TVET
  • Addis Fana Primary School
  • catholic primary secondary and preparatory school


  • Quarit Secondary and Preparatory School,Quarit Primary school
  • Adasha Primary School
  • Yedwuha Secondary School
  • Ayitefather Elementary & Full Cycle School
  • Bahire Giorgis Secondary & Preparatory School
  • Injibara Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Agew Midir Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Adet Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Chagni primary and secondary school
  • Bizrakani primary school
  • Bibugn Liyew Asress Zewde secondary and preparatory school
  • Debre Elias Secondary & preparatory School.
  • Amanuel Secondary & preparatory School.


  • Fasiledes Comprehensive Secondary School And N/gondar,
  • Chilga woreda Aykel preparatory School
  • Kola Diba Secondary School
  • Kola Diba Preparatory schools
  • Atse Yehonnes Secondary School
  • Gohalla Preparatory School


  • Alhabesh Academy
  • Aboker Preparatory School
  • Harar Dire Teyar School


  • Jigjiga Senior Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Sheik Abdisalam Secondary School
  • Iqra academic primary and secondary school
  • Ablela primary and secondary school
  • Farah-Magool Secondary school
  • Wanow Secondary school
  • Wiil-Waal Secondary school


  • Korem High School
  • Bruh Tesfa Preparatory School


  • Edget Fana Elementary and Junior Secondary School
  • Edget Fana Elementary & Junior Secondary School
  • Arbegnoch Senior Secondary School
  • Alem Ketema Comprehensive Elementary School
  • Alem Ketema Preparatory School


  • Atse Yohannes High School
  • Kaleb Academy
  • Atse Yohannes Elementary school
  • Adi-Haqi Secondary and Preparatory school
  • Adi-Haqi Elementary School
  • Zikre
  • Dagim Amsal Elementary School
  • Adi-Hawsi Elementary School


  • Mersa Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Mersa Elementary School
  • Melka Cheffe Elementary School


  • Weldiya Secondary and Preparatory School
  • Taytu Bitul Elementary School
  • Selam Secondary School
  • magic carpet school


  • Kilte-Awlaelo High School

Other areas

Wolayta Liqa, Wolayta, Ethiopia

  • ደብረታቦር
  • ዳግማዊ ቴዎድሮስ ከፍተኛ ትምህርት መሰናዶ 2ኛ ደረጃ

ትምህርት ቤት, ደብረታቦር,ኢትዮጵያ

  • ዳግማዊ ቴዎድሮስ 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት ,


  • ደብረታቦር 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት ,


  • እቴጌ ጣይቱ 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት


See also


  • ዳግማዊ ቴዎድሮስ ከፍተኛ ትምህርት መሰናዶ 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት ,[ደብረታቦር,ኢትዮጵያ ]
  • ዳግማዊ ቴዎድሮስ 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት ,[ደብረታቦር,ኢትዮጵያ ]
  • ደብረታቦር 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት ,[ደብረታቦር,ኢትዮጵያ ]
  • እቴጌ ጣይቱ 2ኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤት

,[ደብረታቦር,ኢትዮጵያ ]

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