Goroka International School serves the community of Goroka town in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. The community comprises of small businesses, a university, aid services and support services. The main industry is centred on the production, processing and sale of coffee.
There are 8 nationalities represented in our student population about 60% of whom are citizens of PNG. The school is organised into three clusters; Early Learning from Early childhood learning to Kindy/Preparatory, Middle years from grade one to six and high school from Grade 7 to Grade 12.
The school offers the IEA curriculum for all students as well as the PNG syllabus in grade 6 – 10. Students in grade 8, 10 & 12 are eligible to sit for the public exams conducted by the Papua New Guinea Department of Education (PNGDOE). Grade 8 students who qualify receive a Certificate in Basic Education, Grade 10 students receive a High School Certificate and the Grade 12 students receive a Higher School Certificate. Students who complete Grade 12 are either selected to continue their education at tertiary levels or enter direct employment. The school will be graduating the pioneer Grade 12 class in 2009. It is our vision to provide a complete pathway to education from early learning all the way through to grade 12. This will make us a truly one-stop school.