Schooling is compulsory and free of charge between the
ages of 6 and 15. 95% of children attend the six-year
primary school (2008). Most also go on to secondary school,
which consists of a five-year part and a final two-year
part. Since 1976, all schools have been state-run, and
increased integration between different population groups
has since been one of the school's main goals. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Guyana.
There are about 15 higher education institutions, among
others. University of Guyana in Georgetown, three teacher
colleges and various technical schools. More than 96% of the
population is literate.