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International Schools in Madrid

 

There are so many excellent international schools in Madrid, catering to the array of multinational residents and local families who would like their children to have a multilingual education. There are numerous schools in the capital following a range of national curriculums, including American, French and British schools in Madrid, with options to suit each family. 

 

Some of the best Pre-School and Early Years international schools in Madrid include several Montessori based schools such as Children’s House Retiro for little ones aged 2.5 to 5.

 

International School San Patricio in Toledo is a popular private school offering an international education from 3 to 18 years for day students and a boarding option from 15 to 18 years. International College Spain also offers the International Baccalaureate Programme for students aged 3 to 18 years in English. Colegio San Patricio is another excellent private school with three campuses in the North of Madrid (pupils can choose between the Bachillerato and the IB). 

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Laude Fontenebro offers the Spanish curriculum alongside a bilingual system with over half the timetable being taught in English. The school has a big mix of local and international students, working towards the National Bachillerato. The English Montessori School (TEMS) is another private school which caters to the educational needs of students of both the Spanish and International communities in Madrid. The school is recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture and by Great Britain as a British School in Spain. Though the majority of students are Spanish, numerous nationalities are represented in the student population.

 

British families looking for international schools in Madrid that follow the English national curriculum have many options to choose from.  British Prince School offers an excellent British education to children from 18 months to 10 years. The school aims to provide an ambitious curriculum within an enjoyable and happy environment. Numont British Primary School l caters for children from Nursery to Year 6 (2 to 12 years old). However, after Numont School there is a variety of other British Schools that pupils can attend from Year 7. The school has an agreement with International School of Madrid, where pupils are guaranteed a place in Secondary.

 

St. George’s also offers a British International education to children of expat and local families living in Madrid. Pupils follow courses based on the National Curriculum and recognised British examinations, as well as key elements of the Spanish curriculum. The British Council School also offers an English-Spanish bilingual and bicultural education and King’s College is a co-educational day and boarding school which provides British education for children from Pre-Nursery (20 months) to Year 13 with campuses in Chamartín, La Moraleja and  Tres Cantos.

 

Kensington School for pupils aged 3-18 offers a fully British education up to the age of 14, when pupils then continue their Spanish studies towards Bachillerato (with the option of IGCSE exams too). Hastings School also teaches the English National Curriculum for children from 3 to 18 years old, adding the obligatory requirements of the Spanish National Curriculum.

 

Endaze British International School and Runnymede College both offer a British education to boys and girls of all nationalities from the age of 3-18, working towards IGCSEs and A-Levels. Holy Mary British Catholic School follows the British curriculum, teaching Catholic values whilst studying towards IGCSEs and A Levels.

 

American families looking for international schools in Madrid are also well catered to, with some of the top American schools in the capital including the American School of Madrid (ASM), a coeducational international school for children in grades pre-K to 12, located in Pozuelo de Alarcon near Aravaca. Aquinas American School in Pozuelo de Alarcón is Catholic school also following the U.S. curriculum, with certified American teachers.

 

Other top multilingual schools in Madrid include the Lycée Français de Madrid, a French international school from maternelle to lycée and the Scuola Statale Italiana di Madrid, an Italian international school in Madrid operated by the Italian government, with scuola primariascuola media, and liceo levels.

 

Here is the Mumabroad.com directory of the best international schools in Madrid, as recommended by local parents and expat families living in the Spanish capital. Do please add any comments or recommendations of your own, for a school that your child attends, we would love to hear from you.

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American School of Madrid

American School of Madrid

The American School of Madrid (ASM), founded in 1961, is an independent, coeducational international school for children in grades pre-K through 12. It provides an education to over 900 students from the United States, Spain, and other countries.  ...
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Aquinas American School

Aquinas American School

Aquinas American School is a Catholic, college-preparatory, co-ed school that offers the US curriculum with certified American teachers, as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.  Curriculum The Aquinas American School follows the ...
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British Council School, Madrid

British Council School, Madrid

The British Council School was the first British school to open in Spain, in 1940. It offers a unique English-Spanish bilingual and bicultural education. The school is part of the British Council, the official organisation of the UK that promotes ...
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British Prince School, Madrid

British Prince School, Madrid

British Prince School teaches the English national curriculum for pupils aged 18 months to 11 years. The school has an outdoor swimming pool for summer courses and a garden area where all kids plant delicious and healthy vegetables. Curriculum The ...
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Children’s House Retiro

Children’s House Retiro

Children’s House Retiro is a Montessori school for children aged 2-6 years old, and based in the centre of Madrid. About Children’s House Retiro offers two different education programmes, both in English. The school’s main ...
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Colegio San Patricio Madrid

Colegio San Patricio Madrid

Colegio San Patricio Madrid is a private institution with three educational centres in the north of Madrid. The school at sixth form offers Spain’s national Bachillerato, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, or the Bilingual ...
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Hastings School Madrid

Hastings School Madrid

Hastings School Madrid was founded in 1971, and teaches the English national curriculum to pupils from ages 3 – 18. The school aids students to gain dual English & Spanish qualifications until A Levels. It is applying to be able to teach ...
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Holy Mary British Catholic School, Madrid

Holy Mary British Catholic School, Madrid

Holy Mary British Catholic School caters for children aged two to eighteen years old. The school follows the British curriculum and is committed to the success of each and every one of their students, installing strong Catholic values of respect, ...
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International College Spain

International College Spain

International College Spain is the only international school in Madrid that offers the 3 International Baccalaureate Programmes for students aged 3 to 18 years in English. ICS was founded in 1980 by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist ...
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International School of Madrid

International School of Madrid

International School of Madrid opened in 1971 and offers the English national curriculum to children aged 1 to 18 from all over the world. The school is known for its high standards of academic achievement, preparing students to enter British, ...
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International School San Patricio Toledo

International School San Patricio Toledo

International School San Patricio Toledo is a day & boarding school offering the three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes for students ages 3 to 18. It is based in Toledo, an hour’s drive south of Madrid. Curriculum The ...
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Kensington School Madrid

Kensington School Madrid

Kensington School Madrid was founded in 1968, and was one of the first schools in the country to offer the English national curriculum in Spain for pupils age from 3-18. Curriculum The school’s primary school teaches the English national ...
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King’s College Madrid, The British School of Madrid

King’s College Madrid, The British School of Madrid

King’s College Madrid is a co-educational day and boarding school which provides British education for children from Pre-Nursery (20 months) to Year 13. The school was founded in 1969. Curriculum The King’s College Madrid teaches pupils from ...
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Laude Fontenebro School, Madrid

Laude Fontenebro School, Madrid

Laude Fontenebro school teaches the Spanish national curriculum with strong English immersion in the northwestern zone of the province of Madrid,  for children aged 1 to 18. Curriculum The Spanish Curriculum and the International Primary( ...
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Lycèe Français de Madrid

Lycèe Français de Madrid

Lycée Français de Madrid is a French international school. It serves levels maternelle until lycée. It is directly operated by the Agency for French Education Abroad. Curriculum The Lycée Français de Madrid teaches the French national curriculum ...
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Madrid Montessori

Madrid Montessori

Madrid Montessori is an American bilingual school in the centre of Madrid that follows the Montessori method, teaching pupils from ages 18 months – 12 years of age. The school was founded in 2006 in Chamberí and has moved to Madrid’s El ...
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Montessori Village, various locations

Montessori Village, various locations

Montessori Village is a bilingual Montessori nursery for children from 0 to 6 years old in various locations in Madrid. The schools offer unprocessed, mainly vegetarian meals and aim to encourage each child to drive their own curiosity and ...
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Numont School

Numont School

Numont School in Madrid was founded in 1962 by Margaret Ann Swanson, and teaches the English national curriculum to pupils ages 2-12 years old. The school has an agreement with the International School of Madrid to guarantee pupils a secondary ...
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Runnymede College

Runnymede College

Runnymede College, founded in 1967,  is a co-educational British school in Spain teaching the English national curriculum to pupils aged 3 – 18. The school regards its task as being to provide its pupils an academically excellent, all-round ...
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Scuola Italiana Madrid

Scuola Italiana Madrid

The Scuola Italiana di Madrid or the Instituto Italiano Statale Comprensivo “Enrico Fermi” is an Italian international school in Madrid. Owned by the Italian government, it has scuola primaria, scuola media, and liceo levels for pupils ...
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SEK Ciudalcampo International School, Madrid

SEK Ciudalcampo International School, Madrid

SEK Ciudalcampo International School in Madrid is one of the 9 campuses making up English-speaking SEK International Schools in Spain and Ireland. The school is an IB World School and teaches pupils from 4 months to 18 years of age. Curriculum SEK ...
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SEK El Castillo International School, Madrid

SEK El Castillo International School, Madrid

SEK El Castillo International School in Madrid is one of the 9 campuses making up English-speaking SEK International Schools in Spain, France Ireland. The school is an IB World School and teaches pupils from 4 months to 18 years of age. Curriculum ...
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St Anne’s School Madrid

St Anne’s School Madrid

St Anne’s School Madrid was established in 1969 and is a co-educational, independent school teaching pupils 3 – 18 a mix of English and Spanish national curriculums. The school’s motto is ‘A Catholic education for every& ...
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St George British School, Madrid

St George British School, Madrid

St George is a co-educational private school in Madrid teaching children aged 2 to 18. The school offers a curriculum largely based on the English national curriculum. Curriculum St George school in Madrid is fully authorised by the Spanish ...
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Thames British School

Thames British School

Thames British School in Madrid teaches the English national curriculum to pupils from pre-nursery to sixth form (1-18 years).  Curriculum The Thames British School in Madrid offers an English style education from Pre-Nursery, all the way through ...
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The English Montessori School

The English Montessori School

The English Montessori School (TEMS) is a private co-educational school, for 3 to 18 year olds, which teaches a mix of the English National Curriculum and the Spanish Bachillerato qualification with a strong foundation in the Montessori pedagogy. ...
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