Harare International School • 66 Pendennis Road, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe • Phone (263) 4 870514 • Fax (263) 4 883371 • CEEB: 633080
- School Overview
- Students and Faculty
- Extracurricular Activities
- Grading Scale
- Course Offerings & Graduation Requirements
- University / College Acceptances
High School and Middle School Principal
Founded in 1992, Harare International School (HIS) is an independent, non-profit institution, serving students in Early Childhood 1 (EC 1) to grade 12. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and the educational program is modeled along North American and International Baccalaureate (IB) guidelines. HIS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. HIS is an IB World School and is authorized to offer the Primary Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. HIS is currently a Middle Years Programme candidate school.
Harare International School has an enrollment of 424 students in Grades EC1 – 12, with 213 in Elementary and 211 in Secondary. The student body represents 46 nationalities with 35% from Africa (of which 25% Zimbabwean), 24% from Europe, 24% from the United States and Canada, 14% from Asia and the remaining 3% from other areas of the world.
Faculty members represent 16 nationalities and most hold advanced degrees.
Students are required to complete Community/Action/Service (CAS) programme throughout their years at HIS. Activities and extracurricular programmes on offer include: Student Council, National Honor Society, Model UN, Interact, Band, Marimbas, Choir, Drama, Chess Club, Robotics Club, Global Issues Club, Green Team, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer (all SV/JV). Over 30 activities are offered at HIS.
All classes meet for 240 minutes each week for two semesters (August to June).
University / College Acceptances: Class of 2015
94% of Graduates from the Class of 2015 are attending universities in the following countries, with 41% matriculating to the United States, 26% to the United Kingdom and 21% to Canada. Asterisks (*) indicate scholarships awarded. 6% of HIS 2015 Graduates are pursuing apprenticeships or a GAP year for AY 2015-2016.
Germany: Industrial Mechanics Apprenticeship LMT Shared Service Group
Netherlands: Amsterdam University Foundation Campus, Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Twente
Spain: CEU Cardenal Herrera University, IE University*
Switzerland: Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland
United Kingdom: Aberystwyth University, Anglia Ruskin University (Chelmsford), Coventry University, London South Bank University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Middlesex University, Norwich University*, Nottingham Trent University, The Glasgow School of Art, University of Bradford, University of Brighton, University of Derby, University of Essex, University of Kent, University of Limerick*, University of Stirling, University of the West of England, Bristol, University of West London, University of Westminster
Canada: Carleton University*, MacEwan University, McGill University, Thompson Rivers University, University of Alberta, University of British Columbia*, University of Lethbridge, University of Manitoba, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Ottawa, University of Saskatchewan, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo
United States America: Agnes Scott College*, Augustana College*, Boston University, Brevard College*, Carroll University* (Wisconsin), Creighton University*, De Montfort University, Drexel University*, Eastern Washington University, Emory University*, Emory University – Oxford College, Fordham University – Lincoln Center Campus/Rose Hill Campus, Hofstra University*, Lindenwood University, Marymount Manhattan College, New York University (Tisch School of the Arts)*, Northeastern University, Oral Roberts University, Savannah College of Art and Design*, Seton Hall University*, St. Edward’s University, St. Francis Xavier University*, The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, University of Arizona, University of Tampa*, University of California – Santa Cruz*, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado – Denver, University of Miami, University of Oregon, University of San Francisco*, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, Webster University*
Caribbean: Caribbean Medical University
South Africa: 45 Air School SA, Eagle Air Flight School SA