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Rain Forest International School

School Description

The facilities include 12 classrooms, one science lab, a computer lab, living skills room, art room, dark room, library, student center, teachers' preparation areas and administrative offices. Athletic facilities include a basketball/volleyball court and two large soccer fields. This is our second year on a brand new campus. Soon we will also have Industrial Art facilities.

Physical Address
Street
Ancienne Carriere Dragage vers Mfou
City Yaoundé
Country Cameroon
Mailing Address
P.O. Box
BP 1299
City Yaoundé
Country Cameroon
Telephone (+237) 77 93 71 62
Website www.rfis.org
Grade Levels 7-12
School Year August to June
Coeducational / Girls Only / Boys Only Coeducational
Day / Boarding / Both Day
School Ownership Private - Non Profit
School Governance Elected Board
Accreditation Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, Association of Christian Schools International
No. Of Full Time Teachers 20
No. Of Part Time Teachers 3
Nationalities (Nationality / No.) American 17, Canadian 2, Korean 2,Cameroonian 2
Specialist Staff

Student Care Coordinator, Guidance Counselor, English as a Second Language Teacher

Grade 6-8 (No.) 25
Grade 9-10 (No.) 31
Grade 11-12 (No.) 32
Nationalities of Student Body (Nationality/No.)

American, Canadian, British, Cameroonian, Swiss, Dutch, Korean, German

Grade 6-8 15
Grade 9-10 15
Grade 11-12 12
Curricula Offered IGCSE, American Diploma
Languages Taught French, Spanish, Mother Tongue - Korean, Mother Tongue - Dutch
Special & Extra Curricular Programme Drama Evangelism, Community Service, Choir, Chamber Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, Individual Music Lessons, Computer Applications, Drama
Sports and Clubs Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer teams for all levels, Cross Country, Weightlifting; These vary each year: Art, Crafts, Sewing, Quilting, Chess, Worship Team, Language and Culture Club
Grade 6-8 9300
Grade 9-10 9300
Grade 11-12 9300
Boarding Fees 6000
% of Graduates Attending College 0.98
Colleges/Universities graduates attend

More than 62 including: Claremont McKenna College, Dalhousie University - Canada, E.A.C.H. - France, Le Tourneau University, Penn State University, Stanford University, Trinity College - Ireland, Rhodes U - S. Aftrica, Valparaiso University, Wheaton College, Yonsei U - Korea, N. Carolina State University.

Additional Information

Founded in 1991, Rain Forest International School provides an international secondary education permeated with a Christian world view using English as the medium of instruction. The school provides for children of partner organizations and children whose parents serve with mission agencies or are part of the greater expatriate and national communities in west central Sub-Saharan Africa.

Head of School Lois Anderson
rfis-director@sil.org
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