IES Arucas Domingo Rivero

ES Arucas Domingo Rivero is a Secondary School for students aged 12 to 20. Our school has 1,000 students and 80 teachers. We offer  Secondary Compulsory Stage (12 to 16 years old) , Spanish Baccalaureate (16 to 18 years old) and Vocational Training which  comprises the Middle Grade Training Cycle ( 16 to 18 years old) and the Superior Training Cycle (18 to 20 years old). Our vocational training students graduate in the fields of Marketing and Commerce, Administration and Management, Mechanical Manufacture, Vehicle Electro mechanics and Electricity and Electronics.
The school is located  in a small town in the north of Gran Canaria just 20 km away from the capital city. The village has a population of 35,000 inhabitants. Its population works mainly in the tertiary sector as the tertiary Industries have proliferated in recent years although agriculture is still a big player within the town’ economy.
In our school we perform annual sessions (ADHA- Activities for the Development of Skills). An opportunity for students to be in touch with local enterprises and improve their achievement in their competences in a lifelong learning perspective.
Our school also belongs to the Alliance of Educational Centers for Life Long Learning certified  by ISO 9001:2008 and it has also been granted Erasmus Charter for Higher Education.



Gladys Diaz,