Panajachel Colegio Internacional is a non-profit, Board of Trustee governed child-centered school with an environment that requires students to take responsibility for their learning and behavior. Students are at the center of each decision we will make as a school. Panajachel Colegio Internacional provides an excellent university-preparatory education to our students, who continue in universities both abroad and in Guatemala. Our student body is quite diverse, being comprised of Guatemalans and some expats. Half of our students receive significant scholarship assistance. We provide the best education in the Lake Atitlan area, comprised of communities of indigenous Maya, other Guatemalans, and expats.
For the current school year we are assembling a rich team of teachers and administrators who bring a wealth of educational knowledge, experience and skills to our school.
With the support of a highly diversified and engaged Board of Trustees, parents and community, we deliver the highest quality education possible to students.
We are accredited by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education. National accreditation affirms our belief that while we offer a program that meets or exceeds the high standards of an American and international education, we also fulfill the needs of all those who intend to further their education in Guatemala.
PCI’s mission is to serve the Lake Atitlan region of Guatemala by providing an outstanding bilingual education — English and Spanish — to a diverse international, regional and indigenous student body in a challenging environment of educational excellence. We endeavor to guide our students to their highest potential by encouraging hard work, responsibility, critical thinking, social accountability, and independence in learning.
We provide a balanced social, physical, and academic curriculum in an atmosphere of mutual respect, dignity, and trust, thereby equipping our students to be productive citizens in the changing global society. We utilize advanced methods, resources, and technology in innovative and authentic ways to enhance learning and communication.
Panajachel Colegio Internacional is a non-profit, Board of Trustee governed child-centered school with an environment that requires students to take responsibility for their learning and behavior. Students are at the center of each…