Pierce: The American College of Greece
The American College of Greece (ACG) is a non-profit three-unit educational institution consisting of Pierce (1,400 middle and secondary school students), Deree (3,500 university undergraduates and graduates), and Alba (700 graduate business school students).
Pierce is a Greek, selective, private, co-educational day school, accredited and regulated by the Ministry of Education, with a Gymnasium (grades 7-9) and Lyceum (grades 10- 12). It is only one of the three private schools granted the equivalence status to Greek public schools. Instruction is in Greek and English, but all students are Greek or Greek dual-nationals and culminate their secondary education by sitting for the PanHellenic university entrance exams and if in the International Baccalaureate, the Diploma exams and PanHellenic equivalency exams.