Education System in Paraguay - An Overview
Last updated on October 16, 2013
Paraguay is a landlocked country in the South American Continent and shares borders with Argentina on the south-southwest, Brazil to the east-northeast and Bolivia to the northwest. Paraguay lies on the Paraguay River that runs across the country. It experiences a subtropical climate throughout the year.
According to the UNESCO’s education survey, almost every child in Paraguay completes his/her education up to 5th grade. Primary education is free of cost and the literacy rate is about 98%. Eventually, the dropout rate is higher in secondary education and in the universities.