The Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands (The Anglican Diocese) has been involved in educating the youth of this nation for many years. Today there are four schools St. Andrew’s Anglican School (Exuma), Bishop Michael Eldon School (Grand Bahama), St. Anne’s School, and St. John’s College in New Providence governed by the Anglican Central Education Authority (ACEA) a body of 17 members appointed by the Bishop of the Diocese of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. All four schools are coeducational institutions. The Primary Departments of the schools have grade levels Nursery and Kindergarten through grade six. The Secondary Departments have grade levels seven through twelve.
The Anglican Central Education Authority establishes and directs overall policy, controls staff recruitment and conditions of service, development and expansion, and finances. The Chairman is The Very Rev’d. Patrick Adderley, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral. The Director of Education is the liaison between the Anglican Central Education Authority and the administration of the schools.