The West African College of the Atlantic (W.A.C.A) is a secular and mixed bilingual institution that opened its doors in 1996 in Ouakam with the ambition to offer its students a bilingual education firmly placed in an international perspective.
Its goal is to prepare students for a successful professional and social integration, by opening the way for higher education of international quality and offering them the means to become responsible citizens by learning the individual and collective responsibility.
The institution is accredited by the Ministry of Education and the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, provides up to Class Terminal half in English and half in French, teachings based on the Senegalese program reinforced by elements of French, British, and American.
In the first and twelfth grade, students take the International Baccalaureate program that provides access to the best universities in the world.
The property was created by Lady D. L. Hill teacher, graduate in letters and psychology. Ms. Hill provides overall direction WACA full time; and the school was founded thanks to the immense energy of its Director and its ongoing financial support. She previously taught in France, his home country, and Australia (at the university level for 25 years).
The School has 194 students from over 20 nationalities, including 12 in Africa. Since its inception, the school has seen grow its reputation for excellence.