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Savannah Plains International School

School Description

Savannah Plains is situated 5 kms from Shinyanaga town. The quiet rural setting is highly conducive to focused learning.  There are good road links to Mwanza and Dar es Salaam and regualr direct flights to and from Dar es Salaam. We are committed to academic excellence and shaping the character of all our students.  Our expectation is that every student be given maximum opportunity to achieve his or her highest potential and ultimately be given the best pathway to success. SPIS is a co-educational school with a multi-cultural and multi-national teaching body from several countries including United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Ireland, USA, Venezuela, India, Canada, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. We have world class facilities which include: Wireless network throughout the school, IT labs with Macs and Dell computers, 3 Tennis Courts, 2 Swimming Pools, Extensive Sports fields, In-Door Games court, Dining hall and kitchen, Auditorium, Modern spacious dormitories, Specialist Science block, Modern well-equipped Primary and Secondary School Blocks.  On campus we also have a well equipped Dispensary.

Physical Address
City Shinyanga
Country Tanzania
Mailing Address
P.O. Box
City Shinyanga
Country Tanzania
Telephone (+ 255) 28 27 64 016 / 7
Website www.savannahplains.com
Grade Levels Nursery, KS-1, KS2, Year 1-Year 9
School Year August to June
Coeducational / Girls Only / Boys Only Co educational
Day / Boarding / Both Day and Boarding
School Governance Appointed Board of Directors
Accreditation University of Cambridge International Examinations
No. Of Full Time Teachers 17
Nationalities (Nationality / No.) Canadian, British, South African, Indian, Tanzanian, Zimbabwean, American and Kenyan
Student Enrollment
Grade 1-5 (No.) 53
Grade 6-8 (No.) 20
Grade 9-10 (No.) 13
Nationalities of Student Body (Nationality/No.)

Tanzania, Kenyan, Arabs,British,Indian

Average Class Size
Grade 1-5 20
Grade 6-8 20
Grade 9-10 20
Grade 11-12 20
Curricula Offered Cambridge Primary Programme and IGCSE
Languages Taught French, Arabic and Swahili
Special & Extra Curricular Programme British Curriculum, British Curriculum
Sports and Clubs Football, Swimming, Lawn Tennis, Netball
Tuition & Fees
$ 1815 - $ 3025
Grade 1-5 $ 3025 - $3900
Grade 6-8 $ 3900- $ 5500
Grade 9-10 $ 4125- $ 5000
Grade 11-12 $ 5775
Boarding Fees $3485- $ 3825
Additional Information

Our school culture is infused with compassion, cooperation and collaboration.  We strongly believe in building and susutaining a sense of school community.  Empashis is placed on mutual respect and understanding so as to set a standard of discipline and responsibility towards an equitable and nuturing learning environment. 

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