There is a 12-year compulsory schooling for children between 5 and 17 years. The primary school is 7 years old, the secondary school 5 + 2 years. There is a national college, as well as 7 international institutions that offer educational programs, especially in medicine. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
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Basseterre, the capital of the independent island state of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean; 15,500 residents (2005). The city is located on St. Kitts. It was founded in 1727, but has been destroyed several times by hurricanes and wildfires.