San Patricio School is a bilingual institution with Catholic roots that combines the Spanish national curriculum with English education and the option to study the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program solely in English. It has a strong academic record.
Early years tuition emphasises a multilingual environment of Spanish, English, German and French, while following the Spanish national curriculum. The school takes inspiration from the Montessori education philosophy to develop student autonomy the Reggio Emilia method for developing the identity of the student and the artistic conception of the world and the care of nature and the environment.
Primary and Secondary education continues in a multilingual environment, preparing students for the Spanish Titulo de Graduado en Educación Secundaria, also known as the ESO.
Students can then choose between studying for Spain’s national Bachillerato qualification (ages 16-18) or study the IB Diploma Program, in either English only or in both Spanish and English. The latter qualification the school calls their ‘bilingual diploma programme’. For more information on curriculums, visit the school’s education pages.
The school has a strong academic record, achieving an average of 36 out of 45 points on the IB in the 2020-21 academic year. The IB Diploma has a worldwide average score of 29.9. 100% of students passed the Diploma, and 26% achieved more than 40 points.
Fees & Admissions
The Colegio San Patricio Madrid allows applications from candidates from different nationalities, beliefs and backgrounds. Prospective parents can book a school visit and start the application process on the school’s website, in both Spanish and English.
School fees range between 6,210 annually up to 12,368 for the bilingual bachillerato, depending on the child’s age and whether they are studying at the school’s Serrano campus, Moraleja campus or Soto campus.
The school’s Serrano campus welcomes children from ages 3-11, from nursery to the end of primary school, and is based on Calle Serrano, one of the most exclusive areas in Madrid.
The school’s Moraleja campus welcomes children from ages 3-11, from nursery to the end of primary school, and is located in La Moraleja, a prestigious residential area on the outskirts of Madrid (10 minutes from the centre by car).
The school’s Soto campus teaches students ages 12-18 and is located in in Soto de La Moraleja.
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