Accredited by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education

Del Mar Academy is accredited by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education. This accreditation entails compliance of academic, sanitary and administrative standards, as well as following strict building codes. The Costa Rican Ministry of Education also requires accredited schools to cover, as a minimum, all Costa Rican Curriculum Program Standards and have a fully certified teaching staff.

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IB World School

Del Mar Academy is an authorized IB World School that offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program to students in grades 11 and 12.  IB World schools share a common philosophy and commitment to high quality international education. For more information about the IB program, please visit the IBO website:


Blue Flag Award

Every year, Del Mar Academy participates in the Blue Flag Program. This program awards a highly respected and recognized national eco-label called the Blue Flag. Blue Flags are awarded to schools that meet strict criteria with regard to everything from water quality to environmental education programs.

We currently hold a 5 STARS BLUE FLAG, which is the highest distinction possible.

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Green Latin-American Awards

Our Guardians of Nature initiative was ranked in the top 8 projects for Human Development in the Green Latin American Awards, and 30th best overall of the best 500 Latin American projects. Premios Latinoamerica Verde
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