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IB, American, and Italian curriculums
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB, American, and Italian
Languages of instructionEnglish and Italian
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Italian
Native English and Italian teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Italian)
Class sizes Average 10 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: $26,000
to: $34,000
This school has more than one campus in New York City:
Upper School: Ages 11 to 18

Address: 406 East 67th Street (between York and First Avenue) New York, NY 10065, USA

Lower School: Ages 3 to 11

Address: 12 East 96th Street (between Madison and 5th Avenue) New York, NY 10128, USA

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Number of students

180

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

10

Native English and Italian speaking teachers

Yes

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.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Latin and French

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

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

IB Diploma
Italian State Exam (Esame di Stato)

School bus service available

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8 AM Middle and High School
8:25 AM Elementary School
8:40 AM Preschool

School finish time

3 PM Middle School
3/4PM High School
2:50 PM Elementary School
2:40 PM Preschool

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, After School

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

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, Soccer

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.

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