The School

Balboa Academy is an international, coeducational,  college preparatory school that offers a US curriculum education for Pre-Kindergarten through the 12thgrade. All courses are taught in English.


Balboa Academy was established in Panama City, Panama, in August 1999 and graduated its first senior class of 16 in June 2000.

The majority of Balboa graduates enroll in four-year universities in the United States or Panama. Balboa Academy students represent a diversity of economic, social, and cultural backgrounds.


Balboa Academy is guided by a Board of Directors comprised of the founding members and advised by an Advisory Board. The Academy is administered by a Director. The teachers are highly skilled English-speakers.