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Guide to Private and
Non-public Schools
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Our Kids Interview: Get to know Polish British Academy of Warsaw
Interview with the headmistress of Polish British Academy of Warsaw, preschool and elementary school offering two curricula: British and Polish
Our Kids Interview: Get to know The American School of Warsaw
Interview with the director of The American School Warsaw, international school offering IB education (primary, middle and diploma), Pre-K though high school
The appeal of the IB Programme
Learn about the advantages of going to a school with the IB programme. You can also find our list of IB schools in Poland, including in Warsaw and Krakow.

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Small classes, individualized teaching, focusing not on rankings and the rat race, but on emotional safety and development, project-based learning, a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on relationships, education without violence and tolerance, good resources, new technologies, openness and dialogue, close communication with parents, instilling values rather than just imparting knowledge—these are the main reasons why parents decide that it’s worth investing in their children's education and choose a private school for them.

This is why the popularity of private schools continues to grow, also in times of the pandemic.

At OurKids.net/pl, we can help you realize this future for your child. We offer a comprehensive and in-depth look at private schools: from individual profiles of schools, to information on the different types of schools, how to choose the right school, and how to pay for tuition, our library of resources makes Our Kids the most trusted source when it comes to private schools in Poland.

The Essential Parent Guide to Private Education

  1. Public vs non-public
  2. Benefits of private school
  3. How to choose a school
  4. Costs of non-public school





Why I choose to send my kids to private school


Dr. Aleksandra Teresa Woźnicka shares her reasons for investing in education

My twins, a boy and a girl, were 7 years old. Curious about the world and trusting, they were interested in everything. I had decided what I wanted for my kids. They needed a great school. Private schools in Poland are excellent, but can they meet all of my expectations?




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Guides to Private Education in Poland


Private and non-public schools in Poland

Private schools in Poland

Learn all about the private school advantage. Polish private schools operate at all levels of instruction (primary schools, junior high schools, high schools). There are many benefits to be gained from sending your children to non-public schools, including learning English and widening children's horizons.
• Learn all about non-public schools in Poland or Polish private education.
• Other specialized non-public and alternative schools include special needs schools, schools for learning disabilities, and international schools.



Boarding schools in Poland

Boarding schools

In Poland there are many boarding schools, mostly in large cities like Warsaw, Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Krakow, Lublin, Lodz, Poznan, Rzeszów, and near those centers. Boarding school offers many benefits for developing young minds, including academic benefits, international education, and much more.
• Learn all about boarding schools in Poland.



Montessori in Poland

Montessori Schools in Poland

Montessori education is focused on fostering children's natural curiosity. Montessori schools are designed for children first, encouraging interaction, collaboration and student mentorship. The vast majority of Montessori schools in Poland are non-public schools operating under the laws of public schools.
• Learn all about Montessori education in Poland, as well as Polish Montessori preschools.




Social schools in Poland

Social schools are a popular non-public education alternative. These schools are most often founded by associations, social organizations, foundations or non-profit bodies. Social schools allow for the strong involvement of parents and help shape the social competence of children.
• Learn all about social schools.



Private schools in Warsaw

Non-public and private schools in Warsaw offer education from kindergarten to high school. In Warsaw and neighboring towns such as Piaseczno, Legionowo, Minsk Mazowiecki and Pruszków, there are over 300 non-public/private primary, secondary and tertiary schools with unique educational and educational facilities.
• Learn all about private and non-public schools in Warsaw.
• You can also read about private day schools, boarding school in Warsaw, and Warsaw Montessori schools.
• We also profile Kraków private schools and schools in Poznań, Wrocław, Łódź, Gdańsk, and Rzeszów



Disclaimer: We cannot guarantee the complete accuracy of the school information on this site. Please contact schools directly to confirm all details.