The school sits on a green, 12-acre open campus filled with native flora and fauna at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The students are mostly Colombian nationals, with a few international students from other countries around the world.
The school has a new urban campus in the heart of Cartagena for preschoolers and its main campus located in a beautiful green open space just outside of the city. The school was founded in 1979 and its first senior class graduated in June of 1994.
The school was founded in 1963 by the Franciscan Community of Our Lady of Lourdes, located in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. It offers a bilingual education and it is in its second year of implementation of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.
Founded in 1968, the school offers a bilingual education and it is in its second year of implementation of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. Our mission is to educate internationally minded individuals who achieve excellence and transform communities. Our core values are Trust, Responsibility, Reflection, Innovation, and Social and intellectual commitment.
Our school is committed to fostering a holistic program in a bilingual environment (English-Spanish) with Mandarin as a third language, in grades 5 to 9. The school is located on a 9-acre campus in Pance, a suburban area where the most prestigious schools and universities of the city are located. Cali is located in the southwest area of Colombia.
The school began as a preschool and has been growing one grade per year; we are looking forward to the opening of our new campus in Ruitoque to accommodate our growth! The first students to graduate will be the Class of 2025. NPS is a school that prides itself on developing unique individuals who understand the world and design their own destiny with a highly critical and investigative sense, through a PBL methodology.
Students enjoy a comfortable and hospitable environment for national and international families which are commonly entrepreneurs, company leaders and people with a high level of responsibility within their work contexts.