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Ages 3 to 18

American Overseas School of Rome

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CurriculumInternational, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): €20,250
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 18 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €20,250
Address: Via Cassia 811 00189 Rome, Italy
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Number of students

606

Number of nationalities represented in the school

45

Most common nationality

American, Italian, Chinese, and Israeli.

Ratio of local students to international students

There are about 1/3 American, 1/3 Italian, 1/3 other.

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we have an EAL (English as a Language program)

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, and Italian

Use of technology in the classroom

At AOSR we believe that technology can be a powerful tool for learning. Students have access to computers or laptops when it supports what they are learning. We have a brand new Design Lab with a 3D printer and special tools, along with a brand new computer lab. Our students and teachers use Google Classroom to communicate. We have a 1-1 laptop program in our middle school, and bring your own device program for high school students. There are 2 computer labs, and all classrooms are equipped with projectors. Our Elementary school has a Technology Teacher and Integrator and our Secondary School has an Educational Technology Coordinator who work with students to integrate technology into learning.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

It depends on the grade level.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

This depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes in some cases. In many cases however, school reports and recommendations inform admissions decisions.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Admission to Elementary School is based on report cards (if available) and school records. Admission to Middle School and High School is based on transcripts, report cards, school documents, recommendation letters and an interview. Middle and High School students may be requested to take an English language proficiency and/or subject level assessment.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have a rolling admissions policy.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% other than students who choose to take a gap year or perform military service.

External examinations or assessments available

MAP testing, PSAT, SAT, IB and AP examinations.

Results in these examinations

Excellent results.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We accomodate students of all religions. We do not teach religion classes.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have a specialized staff for supporting students with mild to moderate learning needs.

Learning support offered

We have three dedicated Special Educational Needs Teacher, a Reading Specialist, four English as a Second Language teacher, and three counselors.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

IB and AP Programs, College Counselling.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

9 AM

School finish time

3:30 PM

Supervised care before/after school

Supervision is provided starting at 8:30AM for those arriving early. For the Pre-K, we have an Extended Day Program.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have an abundant number of After School Activities. The ASA program offerings change each semester. Currently the ASA available include: Computer lab, cooking, Makerspace, Tennis, Basketball, Capoeira, Artistic Gymnastics, American Flag Football, Soccer, Science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM program), Create Mindfully, Math Talks, Art Club, Yoga Flow, Swimming, Volleyball, Creating Mindfully, and Thai Chi.

School provided lunches

Yes.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes.

Sports activities included

Physical Education classes.

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, outdoor soccer field, tennis court, playing field, and 2 playgrounds.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. Basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, cross country, track and field, soccer, tennis, and wrestling.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

International by design, student centered, challenging and nurturing .

Teaching approach of the school

It is an inquiry and problem solving based instructional approach that addresses the needs of the whole child.

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