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Madagascar Education


A five-year undergraduate education for mainly ages 6-13 is mandatory since 1976. Secondary school starts at the age of eleven and lasts for another 7 years, divided into two cycles of 4 and 3 years respectively. In the country there are both state and private schools.

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Over the past decade, major investments have been made in education; just over 13% of government spending went to the education sector in 2008. In 2007, 98% of the children in the current age groups were enrolled in primary school, but many students quit prematurely. In 2008, the corresponding figure for the secondary school was 24%. Reading and writing skills were estimated to total 64% in the same year (67% for men and 62% for women). Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Madagascar.

Madagascar's largest university is located in Antananarivo and was founded in 1961. The university also conducted previous education in i.a. Mahajanga and Fianarantsoa, ​​but since 1988 these institutions are independent universities.

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