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Montserrat has enjoyed a long history of achievements in the field of education. Despite its small size and relatively limited resources, Montserrat continues to provide a good standard of education to its residents. 

Education in Montserrat is compulsory for children between the ages of 5 and 14, and free up to the age of 17.


There are three government daycare centres in Montserrat and they are:

Lookout Daycare
Look Out Daycare, Look Out, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-9742 / 1 (664) 491-7589 

St. John’s Daycare
Address: St. John’s Daycare, St’ John’s, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491 7589

Salem Daycare
Look Out Daycare, Look Out, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-4866


Government nurseries include:

Look Out Nursery
Address: Look Out Nursery, Look Out, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491 5856

Brades Nursery
Address: Brades Nursery, Brades, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-5905

Salem Nursery
Salem Nursery, Salem, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491 4866

Primary Schools

There are two government primary schools with Kindergarten and grades 1-6:

Lookout Primary School

Look Out Primary was established after the 1997 Soufrière Hills volcanic eruption, beginning as a secondary institution in 1997. In 2001 it was converted into a primary institution. There are three buildings, with Building 1 at the highest-most point.

Address: Look Out Primary School, Look Out, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-9591

Brades Primary School

The Methodist Church built the school in 1966. Further additions and renovation were done by the Montserrat government.

Brades Primary, Brades, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-5838

There is one private primary school with Kindergarten and grades 1-6:

St. Augustine Catholic Primary School

Address: St. Augustine Catholic Primary SchoolWoodlands, Montserrat

Tel:(664) 491-4768

Secondary Schools

The only secondary school (pre-16 years of age) on the island is the Montserrat Secondary School (MSS), a government-operated school in Salem.

Montserrat Secondary School
Address: Montserrat Secondary School, Salem, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-7774


Montserrat Community College (MCC) is a community college (post-16 and tertiary) in Salem. MCC took over sixth-form college from MSS upon its opening in 2004.

Montserrat Community College
Address: Montserrat Community College, Salem, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491-9009


The University of the West Indies maintains its Montserrat Open Campus. The site is responsible for all of the Open Campus’s activities in Montserrat, including public service, outreach activities, research and continuing education programming. The University of Science, Arts and Technology in Olveston, a private tertiary institution, was established in 2003 and is accredited by Montserrat’s Ministry of Education.

The University of the West Indies
Address: The University of the West Indies, Salem, Montserrat
Tel: 1 (664) 491 9009

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