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IB and American curriculums
Ages 14 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 14 to 18
Boarding available
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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 13 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €25,650
to: €25,650
Address: Via Aventina 3, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Number of students

301

Number of nationalities represented in the school

59

Most common nationality

Italian & USA

Ratio of local students to international students

251 day students from 59 nationalities, 50 boarding students

Max. number of students per class

18

Average number of students per class

13

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, in the sciences

Native English speaking teachers

Mostly

Language support for students not fluent in English

One support class in English for grade 9.

Additional language classes offered by the school

As part of the curriculum we offer: Italian, French, Spanish, Latin, Classical Greek and Arabic. There are private tutorials in German, Japanese, Chinese, and Russian.

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes, we use Google classroom and/or Google Sites.

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

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on the grade level. Grade 11 and 12 IB students may have up to 3 or 4 hours per night.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entry exams, interviews

Brief description of entry evaluation required

For boarding students we require a writing sample and an online interview. For day students a Maths and English exam, plus interview with an admissions officer.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling admissions for boarding, January 14 for day students.

Students can join after academic year begins

Semester-only students are admitted

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

External examinations or assessments available

SAT, IB Diploma exams

Results in these examinations

IB average 36

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No, we are in the city center of Rome

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. Special Learning specialist works with students , ESL, advisory program for all students with a faculty advisor and bi-weekly meetings

Learning support offered

There is an advisory program for all students with a faculty member meeting bi-weekly.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We are an IB school, so a high academic level is required

Student access to education psychologist

We have two therapists on campus.

School start time

8:25 am

School finish time

3:45 MWF, 2:05 T and TH, follwoed by arts courses and sports on specific days

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Numerous, from language and Science clubs, community service projects, Embrace, music clubs, gardening club

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes, there are always vegan options

Sports activities included

PE weekly for grades 9 & 10, volleyball, soccer, basketball teams plus running, pilates , tennis and yoga are offered

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer pitch, tennis court, volleyball/basketball court

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes students participate in international tournaments and are part of the soccer, basketball and volleyball teams- both girls and boys teams

Other facilities at the school

Other facilities include a library, Ilab, outdoor classroom, all purpose theater, music room, music practice room, four science labs, two art studios, IB dedicated art studio, digital photography classroom, dark room, film/videography lab,

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Nestling at the foot of the Aventine, the most exclusive of Rome’s seven hills, and a stone’s throw from the city’s great imperial sites, our international non-denominational high school for boarding and day students has built its academic program and reputation on the classical heritage of our host country, Italy, and the rigor of two prestigious educational models: the American, independent college-preparatory curriculum, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. We are a small community of learners and offer a truly international faculty and student body passionate about the world around them: past, present and future.

Teaching approach of the school

Our students come from all over the world to pursue their high school education in an atmosphere of scholarly endeavor, creative exploration and multicultural exchange. Our motto articulates the dedication to academic excellence shared by students and faculty alike:

Mens (mind): the ability to think critically, creatively and scientifically, coupled with a good dose of natural curiosity;
Voluntas (will): the motivation to succeed and the potential to excel academically;
Gratia (influence): interpreted as personal and social integrity, cooperation and concern for others and commitment to community, both local and global.

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