Ayalde School is a Catholic (Opus Dei) single sex school for girls. It is a recognised educational centre whose aim is to offer quality education attainable to all families. Ayalde is situated just 15 minutes from Bilbao, in front of the airport.
It is a legally accountable, non-profit making, non-denominational organization whose objective is educate at all non university levels (K-12), and thus supply a service of social interest and contribute to the plurality of the educational system which allows parents the right to freely choose the centre they desire for their children.
Its main educational function is to guarantee an integral formation of its students paying special attention to the development of human, intellectual and moral values balancing the equality between them. The reference of its mission is a vision of Christian life in accordance with the fundamental principles of the Catholic doctrine and profound respect to the freedom of conscious choice. Through initiative and responsibility, the college has incorporated Basque linguistic and cultural values to its educational programme.