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Charlestown Primary is a well-equipped institution where children can excel in academic and non- academic work, while embracing a positive, caring attitude through the harmonious efforts of teachers, parents and the children themselves. They strive to prepare children for life with skills necessary to function in a literate society.

Charlestown Primary School


Ivor Walters Primary - The IWPS is considered the “Home of Stars” where all students strive to meet its school-wide expectations of being safe, tolerant, accountable, respectful, and successful. Located in Prospect for grades kindergarten through sixth.

Ivor Walters Primary School
Prospect, Charlestown


Joycelyn Liburd Primary is located in Gingerland, offering a compulsory education for children from age 5-12 years. Primary education is broken down into infant department (kindergarten to grade 2); lower primary (grades 3 and 4); and upper primary (grades 5 and 6). There is automatic progression through grades and on an age basis.

Joycelin Liburd Primary School

Nevis Academy is a private primary school for grades K-6 helping students learn, develop and grow. Their curriculum and teaching methods help students take the next step in their education and approach the future with confidence. They believe that learning can only be fostered from a feeling of mutual respect and compassion, and they maintain those values in everything they do.

Nevis Academy
Bath Village, Charlestown
Website: www.nevisacademy.com

Maude Cross Preparatory School opened in 1977 and attracted students from various parts of the island. The school has been successful over the years since it promotes academic excellence and embraces diversity. The vision of Maude Crosse, founder of the school, stands as a testament of hope, and the seed which she planted has bore many fruits.

Maude Cross Preparatory (Private)
Ramsbury Site, Charlestown
Email: maude77crosse@gmail.com


Montessori Academy has been nurturing independent, happy, well-grounded children since 2010. The Montessori method is an approach to education that takes to heart the needs, talents, gifts, and special individuality of each child. They meet children where they are, and provide a stimulating environment where they can explore, touch, and learn at their own pace. The school takes children from early childhood (ages 3-6) to lower elementary (ages 6-9) and secondary elementary (ages 9-12).

Montessori Academy(Private)
Pump Road, Stoney Grove
Website: www.montessorinevis.com

St. Thomas Primary’s motto is learn today, earn tomorrow. They endeavor to be the premier educational institution that provides quality education for all students.

St. Thomas’ Primary School
Cotton Ground