The current system of education in Spain LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación). It is compulsory and free from 6 to 16 years. Supported by the Government in each Region.
Below Higher Education, consisting of 4 levels: Pre-School Educación Infantil- 3 to 6 years of age. Not compulsory Primary School Educación Primaria- 6 to 12 years of age. Compulsory Secondary Education Educación Secundaria Obligatoria- 12 to 16 years of age. Post - Compulsory Schooling Bachillerato 16 to 1 years of age.
Higher Education: At University: Bachelor’s Degree Diplomatura Master’s Degree Licenciatura College Degree Grado Universitario Vocational Training: Middle Grade Training Cycles Ciclos Formativos de Grado Medio. Superior level Training Cycles Ciclos Formativos de Grado Superior
We can divide schools into 3 categories: State schools Colegios públicos Privately run schools funded by the State Colegios concertados Purely Private Schools Colegios privados