It is the seat of Wyoming Seminary (1844; co-educational), a well-known secondary school.
There is one secondary school for Moslem girls.
There is a secondary school for girls in Valletta, and one for boys in Gozo.
There is a large secondary school with 250 boys, and rich archives.
Thus the first two years of the arts curriculum in English and American universities correspond, roughly speaking, to the last two years spent in a secondary school of Germany or' France, and the continental " school-leaving examinations " correspond to the intermediate examinations of the newer English universities and to the pass examinations for the degree at Oxford and Cambridge (Mark Pattison, Suggestions on Academical Organization, 1868, p. 238, and Matthew Arnold, Higher Schools and Universities in Germany, 1892, p. 209).