American Overseas School of Rome

February 28, 2018 | Italy, Rome, Rome education, Schools Rome

Established in 1947, the American Overseas School of Rome teaches an American international education to Pre-K through Grade 12 students.


The American Overseas School of Rome (AOSR) is made up of nearly 600 students with approximately one third from the United States, one third from Italy, and the remaining third from about 45 different countries.

The school teaches an American-style education in English, preparing students for the rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program in High School, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses. AOSR was the first and remains the only international school in Rome to offer comprehensive coursework in these diploma pathways.

The American Overseas School of Rome is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AOSR is a member of RISA (Rome International Schools Association), CIS (Council of International Schools) and ECIS.


The school requires a one-time, non-refundable Capital Assessment Fee of €5.500,00 per family. School fees range from €10.410,00  to €26.670,00. To see a breakdown of school fees and extra services click here.


AOSR has a rolling admissions policy throughout the year. 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. Click here to read more about the admissions process.


The American School of Rome is based in the Municipio XV district, and is a 20 to 30-minute drive from the city centre. The school has public transport links by bus.

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Contact Details:

Via Cassia, 811, 00189 Rome
+39 06 3343 8300

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