🇨🇷 Costa Rica

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About the country

Costa Rica is a progressive Central American country with a population of approximately 5.2 million people, the majority of whom live in urban areas. Education is highly valued, with a literacy rate of 97% and free primary and secondary education for all citizens. The official language in the country is Spanish. According to UNESCO, over 50% of children in Costa Rica end primary schooling without attaining minimum proficiency levels in reading. The situation is more drastic in math where only 20% of learners achieve the mark. 

Our programs

Bilingualism is a core priority in Costa Rica’s education and economic development goals.

The Age of Learning Foundation offers three programs in Costa Rica. Our Math Mastery program helps young learners build numeracy and early math skills. Our English Language program provides learners exposure to a developmentally appropriate immersive learning experience. Our Educational TV program helps children build their learner identity as they explore the world around them. 

Partners in the country

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Students on English and Math Programs
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Stories from the country

Your support makes real impact

Learning poverty is preventing children from learning reading and math, and life skills in Africa, Central America, South Asia, and the Middle East. But you can help change that.