Acceptance to the school is based on applications, evaluation of school records and teacher feedback, and interviews. If you would like all of the registration requirements, please email us at or visit the school and arrange a meeting.

The CVIS Scholarship Program is designed to provide access to local children who are in need of financial assistance, thereby creating a diverse economic population. There are several levels of scholarships ranging from full scholarship to a 25% deduction of monthly tuition. We are able to offer these scholarships only because of the generous donations from local humanitarians, foundations, and business owners.  It is important to know that our scholarship program is for local scholars and is not available for familes from outside of Mexico.

Now Enrolling for the 2017-18 School Year!  Many classes already full, apply now.  

Costa Verde International School is a private progressive green school in Sayulita, Mexico. Our multicultural and multilingual approach to education is driven by holistic student-centered principles. We know learning happens when kids feel supported, nurtured, and engaged in authentic and challenging project-based activities.

Our academic program is taught half day in English and half day in Spanish for grades Kindergarten through 6th. Middle school courses may be taught in either Spanish or English depending on subject. Our ecologically inspired program meets both SEP and Common Core standards through language rich instructional strategies (GLAD & SIOP) and intuitive curriculum such as Imagine Learning and Dreambox. School starts at 8am for all grades. K1 & K2 end at 12:20pm and all other grades end at 2:30pm. 

Costa Verde International school is not a language school, but rather an academic program taught in two languages. To effectively access content, students from 3rd through 9th grade are expected to be proficient in both languages. Student language level is assessed as part of the application process. Kindergarten through 2nd grade students will be admitted regardless of language level. After school classes in Spanish and English are strongly suggested and offered after school on the CVIS campus at an additional fee.

The Costa Verde application process is initiated by filling out the preenrollment form (Download the pre-enrollment formand submitting the nonrefundable 1,000 peso (roughly $48 USD) via paypal to

The process includes an administrative conference with parents, contact with student’s previous school, academic and behavioral record review, and language assessment as pertinent.

The application process is rigorous and does not ensure enrollment.

3rd,4th, 5th and 8th grade classes are full for the 2017-2018 school year, a possible 2nd class could be considered to open depending on the interest...

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