Others will send their kids to a foreign language college in order to give them the advantage of fluency in another tongue. Nearly all of Ecuador’s international schools are in either Quito or Guayaquil, mostly the former. Fees can be high.
Here’s a list of some of the more prominent international schools:
The British School, Quito, Ia. Cununyacu, Km 2.5 Tumbaco (tel. 2374 649; www.britishschoolquito.edu.ec)
The American School of Quito, Manuel Benigno Cueva N80 - 190 Urb. Carcelén (tel. 397-6300; www.fcaq.k12.ec)
Academia Cotopaxi, Quito, De las Higuerillas y Alondras (Monteserrín) (tel. 246 7411; www.cotopaxi.k12.ec)
The Humboldt German School, Guayaquil, Dr Hector Romero Menendez 216 (tel. 285-0260; www.cahgye.edu.ec)
Lycée La Condamine, Quito, Calle Japón Y Naciones Unidas (292 10 90; www.condamine.edu.ec)