As pioneers in contemporary educational systems and planning, The Oxford School is a leader in educational, technological and cultural development at a global level. We strive to serve as an academic benchmark and dedicate our resources to raise academic standards around the world. The Oxford School responds to the needs of global change by promoting innovative and continuous education, thus ensuring an exceptional preparation for our students.
The Oxford School is committed to the fulfilment of the goals of the National Curriculum of England and the University of Cambridge International Examinations, dynamic programs of international relevance and recognition.
We educate students of all backgrounds, beliefs, cultures and abilities to pursue academic excellence in an environment of understanding, cooperation, tolerance and constant effort.
In 1983 The Oxford School began as a small language school in Panama City offering English as a Second Language courses to students and professionals. The creation of this institution was motivated by the country´s need to acquire the English language.
The Oxford School first opened in 1984, in the heart of Panama´s banking sector close to Via España. Later, in 1990, the school expanded to include a regular school programme opening Pre Kinder, Kinder and 1st grade in purposely-adapted premises in Punta Paitilla.
In 1992, due to popular demand, The Oxford School opened its first branch in Santiago de Veraguas. That same year, the school´s director, together with his three associates, dedicated their efforts to the research and development of a contemporary international curriculum resulting in the adoption of the National Curriculum of England.
In 1999, aware of the need to unify criteria and consolidate goals with views to expand, The Oxford School opened its new, more modern building situated in Edison Park in Via Transistmica.
Today, the new school caters to more than 900 students, many of whom have shown great promise for the future in the areas of Science and Business Administration.
In 2001, The Oxford School introduced a new element of international contemporary education to its secondary school programme by means of the University of Cambridge International Examinations. The Oxford School is now a fully authorized testing center for these internationally recognized examinations.