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School and education in Dominican Republic

There is 8 years of compulsory schooling for children between the ages of 7 and 14 in the Dominican Republic.

Study in Dominican Republic

Almost all children attend elementary school, 66% of school age attends 4-year high school, and 11% take higher education. There are a number of universities and colleges in the country. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Dominican Republic.

The first university was established in 1538 and was the first university in America. Most universities and colleges in the country today are private.

16% of the adult population is estimated to be illiterate.

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