Instituto GayLussac, Niteroi, Brazil

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Telephone: +55 21 2612 4000

Rua Maria Caldas, 35, São Francisco, Niterói - RJ, CEP 24365-060

ABOUT Instituto GayLussac, Niteroi, Brazil

Founded in 1954, Instituto GayLussac serves children aged 2 to 18 in Niteroi and is one of the most prestigious independent schools in Brazil.

National rankings of university access tests (ENEM) place Instituto GayLussac within the top 50 schools in the country and the leading school in Niteroi, which is located in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The school has some 1,400 students and operates the Brazilian curriculum, in Portuguese, combined with an optional English language bilingual stream.

Our commitment is to offer a high quality education. We are a school providing education from kindergarten to high school, with a pedagogical approach that is constantly evolving. Year after year, we are amongst the top 50 schools in the country, according to ENEM – always seeking new methods to develop students’ knowledge and attitudes, with a sense of responsibility and respecting ethical principles.

“I have two children studying at Instituto GayLussac since kindergarten.  In 2015, Caio will be enrolled in the 6th grade and Julia will be enrolled in the 1st grade of high school. They love the school. They see GayLussac as a second home, the place where beautiful stories are created, and where cultural and emotional development is possible. Their best friends are here.  They trust the school, the employees and their classmates, and so do I and my husband Yamato. We trust this school with the future of our children. Thank you, GayLussac!”

Maria da Graça, parent

Instituto GayLussac is within the top 50 schools in Brazil – and first for the Niteroi region – according to university access tests (ENEM).


Luiza Sassi

Luiza has worked at Instituto GayLussac for almost 30 years and has been Head since 2013. She holds a Psychology degree from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, an Education degree from the Federal Fluminense University, a Master’s degree in Psychology (Clinical Psychology) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) specialising in Human Resources from Fundação Getúlio Vargas/RJ.

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Ages Taught
2-18 yrs
Brazilian Curriculum
Type of School
Day School
Main Language
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