Gavea Brazil
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro- Gavea

Thank you for considering Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro.


The Gávea Campus as we know it today opened in July 1971. The 12-acre site has nearly 750 students and is located at the edge of Tijuca National Forest on a hill overlooking Rio's famous landmarks such as Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, known as “Lagoa”, Guanabara Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and the city's Sugar Loaf and Christ the Redeemer.

  • Day school tuition No Information
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Curricula Advanced Placement, US National, IGCSE, IB Diploma, Host Country's National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • ELL support Yes
  • Native English teachers Yes

School Life

  • Sports teams available Yes
  • School provides lunch Yes