World’s Best School Prizes 2024 Top 10 shortlists revealed

The moment is finally here as we reveal the Top 10 shortlists for the World’s Best School Prizes 2024.

Get ready to see which schools have triumphed in the world’s most prestigious education awards.

From Afghanistan’s only school helping students with all kinds of disabilities to a school in Poland set up for Ukrainian refugees. From an Italian school tackling bullying to a London school confronting knife crime. And from Compton to the Amazon and across the globe – meet the schools transforming lives inside their classrooms and far beyond.

The Top 10 shortlists for the five World’s Best School Prizes 2024 are:

Community Collaboration

  • Colegio de Alto Rendimiento Arequipa, Peru
  • Kalvi International Public School, India
  • Beaconhouse School System Primary Campus Sargodha, Pakistan
  • Colegio María de Guadalupe, Argentina
  • C.S Georges Malaika, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Vittra Landborgen, Sweden
  • Impact | Puget Sound Elementary, United States of America
  • Kakenya Center for Excellence, Kenya
  • Salomé Ureña Leadership Academy MS 322, United States of America
  • Escola Estadual Deputado Pedro Costa, Brazil

Environmental Action

  • Dulwich College (Singapore), Singapore
  • Ryan International School, Vasant Kunj, India
  • Rashaya Public High School, Lebanon
  • Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills, United Arab Emirates
  • EEEM Professora Maria Das Graças Escócio Cerqueira, Brazil
  • Axular Lizeoa, Spain
  • Institución Educativa Comercial de Envigado, Colombia
  • Sekolah Alam Pacitan, Indonesia
  • Sint-Paulus, Belgium
  • Hero School, Guatemala


  • Liceo Bicentenario People Help People de Pilmaiquén, Chile
  • Nova Pioneer Tatu City, Kenya
  • Starfish School, Thailand
  • CM RISE School Vinoba, Ratlam, India
  • Grange School, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Davis Middle School, United States of America
  • Trilema Soria, Spain
  • Colégio Militar de Manaus, Brazil
  • Istituto Guglielmo Marconi Dalmine (Italy), Italy
  • Colegio Valle de Filadelfia, Mexico

Overcoming Adversity

  • Kingsford Community School, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Rising Academy Waterloo, Sierra Leone
  • Novopecherska, Ukraine
  • The First Ukrainian School in Poland by the Unbreakable Ukraine Foundation, Poland
  • Venturers’ Academy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Enabled Children School, Afghanistan
  • Woodmere, United States of America
  • Núcleo de Ensino da Unidade de Internação de Santa Maria, Brazil
  • Christel House South Africa, South Africa
  • Wisdom International School of Excellence, Nigeria

Supporting Healthy Lives

  • Istituto Galilei-Costa-Scarambone, Italy
  • LEAD Monrovia Football Academy, Liberia
  • Middleton International School, Singapore
  • Mumbai Public School L.K. Waghji International (IGCSE), India
  • GEMS Legacy School, United Arab Emirates
  • Avanti House Secondary School, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Lydiard Park Academy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • CM RISE School, Kalyanpura, Jhabua, India
  • Concordia International School Shanghai, China
  • Colegio La Giralda, Colombia

From June 13th you can vote for your favourite school. The school with the most votes wins the Community Choice award and membership to Best School to Work.  To vote and learn more about the shortlisted schools and their incredible stories.