Alternative schools, education, etc. Many of the organizations listed in other sections have an educational component, but this section is dedicated to organizations and groups with education as their primary mission.


Academy for Peace of Costa RicaGuanacaste

Country Day SchoolGuanacaste

Escuela Futuro VerdeMalpais/Montezuma – New Private school being developed for the Montezuma/Malpais/Tambor/Cobano area of the southern Nicoya Peninsula.
Montessori SchoolMontezuma – 2642-0331 Rocio

Costa Rica HomeschoolNationwide – Rainforest Wildlife Homeschooling projects/resources website.


Earth UniversityCaribbean

Peace UniversityCentral Valley – The United Nations University for Peace is located in Costa Rica.


Turtle Feet Surfer’s BeatCosta Rican Book – An Eco-teen adventure set on Playa Grande