Two campuses, one mission:
serving the educational needs of families in West Africa

West Campus

Through differentiated instruction and teaching techniques, qualified teachers create an environment of student-centered learning utilizing a vertically-aligned American curriculum at DA’s newest elementary campus in Mamelles. > Learn More

Central Campus

DA’s flagship campus was established in 1961 as the first international and Christian school in Dakar. Today it is a college-preparatory, boarding and day school for grades Pre-K through 12, situated on a six-acre campus in Hann Maristes. > Learn More


Experience Community

34 countries are represented on Dakar Academy campuses. Here, we create an environment for students to grow academically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.


Join Our Team

Are you adventurous? Missions-focused? Looking for a high-impact, hands-on way to help students grow? Join our vibrant educational community and apply today.


Discover Dakar

Surfing. Music. Art. Horse carts. A spicy dish of thieboudienne. Dakar is a cultural mix of east-meets-west on the westernmost point of the African continent.

Dakar Academy Programs

Athletics Program

At Dakar Academy, athletics are not just for the higher grade levels. Starting in kindergarten, students are encouraged to participate in a range of athletic activities that promote health and well-being.


Boarding Program

Thinking about living on campus? Our program for grades 6 to 12 is the only accredited boarding program in Africa—find out why.


Fine + Performing Arts

More than 40 percent of secondary students participate in DA’s Fine and Performing Arts program, with multiple performances throughout the year.