The Codrington School
Address: St. John, BB 20008, Barbados, West Indies
Tel: +246 423 2570
Fax: +246 423 0095
Principal: Mr. Dennison J. MacKinnon
Co-ed, nondenominational, ages 3-13. Offers the IB Primary Years Programme. The lower school is comprised of 53 students, while there are 15 in the upper school.
Tel: +246 429 3431
Address: Crumpton St
Tel: +246 426 4542
Providence Elementary School
Address: Francia Plantation
Tel: +246 429 4120
Headmistress: Ms. Nellie Bailey
Co-ed, Christian, ages 3-11; 54 boys, 61 girls (115 students total).
Address: Husbands, St. James, Barbados
Tel: +246 424 9960
Address: Collymore Rock
Tel: +246 426 2636
St. Gabriel's School
Address: Henry's Lane
Tel/Fax: +246 436 6078
Headmistress: Mrs. Carol Vaughn
Co-ed, Anglican, ages 4-11; 386 students total.
St. Winifred's School
Address: Pine Hill
Tel: +246 429 3661
Fax: +246 228 1245
Anglican. Co-ed lower school comprised of 240 students (ages 4-11). Middle and upper schools have 180 girls total (ages 11-17).
Ursuline Convent (St. Ursula's)
Address: Collymore Rock
Tel: +246 426 3832
Wills Primary School
Address: Elcourt House
Tel: +246 418 9833
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