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 a diverse student body of approximately 450 students representing over 60 nationalities.

HIS is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and the educational program is modeled along North American and international curriculum 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 IB Continuum School authorized to offer the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme.

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).