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Schools in Macao are either government subsidized or private. Most of them use Chinese or English as the medium of instruction and only a few public or government schools use Portuguese. The majority of the schools in Macao are so-called grammar schools, which offer language learning, mathematics, science subjects, social studies, etc. to the students. The education system is in general based on six years of primary education starting at the age of 6, three years of junior secondary and then three years of senior high school.

Listed below are some primary and secondary schools which use English as their medium of instruction in Macau:


For more information about other schools, please visit the following Macao Government official website for non-tertiary education in Macao:

DSEJ Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Contact details
Address: Avenida de D. João IV, n.os 7-9, 1.° andar, Macau
Tel: (853) 2855 5533 
Fax: (853) 2831 7307 


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Last Modified: 9 January, 2017