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|Language of instruction||English and Italian|
|Native English and Italian teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and Italian)|
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|Number of students||
|Native English and Italian speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English and Italian||
No prior knowledge of either Italian or English is required for entering grades pre-K through 6th. Special courses in Italian as a new language are provided through 12th grade. Accelerated English language courses are also offered to students who qualify.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
There is no specific deadline, but it is recommended to apply early in the fall to facilitate scheduling for a school visit and interview.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Homework helpers, afternoon at the museum, exploring science, action art, little adventures, chess, theater workshop, cross country, movement, math enrichment, soccer, Model UN, poetry, global management and leadership, contemporary dance, art, ballet
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
La Scuola d’Italia is an independent Italian/English bilingual school (Pre-K – 12) imbued with the best features of the Italian and American educational systems. Its unique culture stems from its bicultural identity and multicultural environment where acceptance and diversity, equity and respect, are the principles that naturally shape the life of the bilingual school.
|Teaching approach of the school||
La Scuola follows a rigorous curriculum designed to provide intellectual stimulation, promote personal growth and encourage innovation – situated within a warm and caring community of faculty, staff, students, parents, and board members.