Best 10 International Schools in Valencia

International Education in Valencia

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Valencia is often overlooked by expats in favour of Spain’s more well known cities like Madrid, Barcelona or Malaga. But this seaside destination on the eastern coast has just as much to offer. Family-friendly, full of culture and with beaches and parks aplenty, Valencia may just be the most underrated expat hotspot in Spain.

After Madrid and Barcelona, Valencia is the third biggest city in Spain. Expats considering a move here with kids in tow will have few issues, as the city is home to a wide selection of international schools. Below we’ve given an overview of the most important things to know about them.

International schools around the world usually have a large majority of expat students. International schools in Valencia, however, come with a significant proportion of local students too. This is common throughout Spain, because schools offering 25% (minimum) of their places to local children are eligible for government subsidies. In reality, the percentage of local to international students is often much higher than 25% - all the better to help your child become integrated into local life!

Valencia’s international schools commonly offer two curricula; the Spanish curriculum, and the national curriculum of the school’s country. More often than not this is British, but you’ll also find German, French, American and the International Baccalaureate on offer. Again this dual curriculum model comes down to those all-important government subsidies; international schools who teach the Spanish curriculum in addition to their own can qualify for funding.

Compared to other countries in Europe, international school fees in Spain are at the lower end of the scale. And compared to bigger Spanish cities like Madrid or Barcelona, international schools in Valencia have slightly lower fees still. Keep in mind, however, that the yearly fees don’t include uniforms (a common feature of international schools in Spain), school books and supplies, extracurricular activities, and possibly more depending on the school.

Most of Valencia’s international schools are located outside of the city centre, in areas such as Campolivar, Montecanyada, and in surrounding areas like Pucol, Santo Domingo and Mont Vedat. A handful are situated a short distance from the city’s picturesque Ciutat Vella (old town).

The majority of international schools in Valencia cater for children from pre-school age right up until pre-university level. The school day begins at around 9am and lasts until 5pm, with many schools offering before and after school care for the youngest students.

School campuses tend to be very spacious, with many of them having sports facilities such as swimming pools and basketball courts on-site. Most schools have native speaking teachers among the staff, for both English and Spanish.

Below, we have compiled our top 10 international schools in Valencia. However, there are another 14 schools to choose from in the city. You can find the best international school for your child by personalising your results. Just fill in your search criteria, and we will calculate a personal score for every international school in Valencia based on your requirements.

Best 10 International Schools in Valencia

Out of a total of 24 International Schools in Valencia.

Based on the aggregated preferences of our users in the last 30 days.

British School Alzira

British School Alzira wants to be much more than a school. BSA aspires to be a space of education and life, where every student feels like, thanks to what he learns and experiences every day, there is nothing he is not able to do.
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €4,985
to: €6,654
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Imagine Montessori School

At Imagine Montessori School we adhere to the British School curriculum, and our vehicular language is English. We apply the Montessori method at all stages of education, from 20 month old to 18 year old students. Currently, our oldest students are those born in 2009, and we plan to grow organically with them.
Curriculum
British, Montessori
Language of instruction
English
Ages
2 to 12
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €7,521
to: €7,941
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British School Gandia

British School Gandia wants to be much more than a school. BSG aspires to be a space of education and life, where every student feels like, thanks to what he learns and experiences every day, there is nothing he is not able to do.
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €4,985
to: €6,654
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British College La Cañada

British College La Cañada is a British School which opened in September 2008. It is a private, mixed, secular school which provides an education that follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales.
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €4,940
to: €6,040
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American School of Valencia

American School of Valencia prepares globally-conscious, life-long learners in an innovative, collaborative and caring environment. Founded in 1980, ASV is a college-preparatory school that provides an American and international educational experience for both local and international students in a multilingual environment.
Curriculum
IB, American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
2 to 18
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €6,095
to: €8,085
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Mas Camarena Private Bilingual School

Our objective is to develop students with an excellent level of comprehensive learning from a climate of confidence and security through a unique and innovative Educational Project.
International mindset and educate world citizens.
We are a multilingual school from infants to high school.
We use Innovative methodologies
Our classrooms are equipped with iPads and Interactive Whiteboards (POIs), and we introduce Robotics and Programming from a young age.
Recently named an Apple Distinguished School (one of 6 in Spain)
Curriculum
IB, Spanish
Languages of instruction
English, Spanish
Ages
1 to 18
This school does not make their fees public.
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Valencia Montessori School

Valencia Montessori School is giving its students an holistic education inspired in the Association Montessori Internationale principles (AMI). As an authentic Montessori school, VMS is a mixed private school, situated in Valencia, offering a complete education to students between 1 and 12 years of age.
It was founded in 2012 by Sonia Mocholi, with the aim of providing a respectful and responsible education for children who want to study in a multicultural environment through the Montessori Curriculum and following the Common Core as an American School.
Curriculum
American, Montessori
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 12
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €6,710
to: €7,590
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Cumbres School Valencia

Cumbres School Valencia is a bilingual private Catholic school.
Curriculum
British, Spanish, Catholic
Languages of instruction
English, Spanish
Ages
1 to 18
This school does not make their fees public.
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Mammolina Montessori International School

Mammolina Montessori International School is authorized by the Generalitat Valenciana Department of Education for early childhood and primary school education. Located in a quiet neighborhood, just north of Valencia, it offers a multilingual (English-French-Spanish) Montessori based education.
As a small, private, family-oriented international school, children benefit from a diverse student body, an enriching multilingual environment, an individualized education and a beautiful outdoor space for them to explore nature, play, and engage in sports.
Curriculum
British, French, Montessori
Languages of instruction
English, French
Ages
3 to 12
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €5,000
to: €5,500
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Iale International School

In 1998 Iale International School became the first bilingual infant and primary school in Valencia to be authorised at a national level.
Curriculum
Spanish, International
Languages of instruction
English, Spanish
Ages
1 to 18
Yearly fees - 2020/2021
from: €3,750
to: €6,890
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