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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 options 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 in Madrid looking for schools 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 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.

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. ...
Apple Tree Creative English School

Apple Tree Creative English School

This is a creative English School for children from birth to 14 years. In the mornings they run a British Pre-school for children from the age of 18 months to 5 years and in the afternoons and on weekends they offer English language classes and ...
Aquinas American School

Aquinas American School

Aquinas American School is a Catholic, college-preparatory, co-ed school that promotes a superior academic achievement, mastery of skills and content, and fosters moral citizenship. The school offers the US. School curriculum with certified ...
British Council School, Madrid

British Council School, Madrid

The British Council School offers an English-Spanish bilingual and bicultural education. The school was the pioneer British school in Spain from the very first day it opened its doors in 1940. Since then, the main objective of the British Council ...
British Prince School, Madrid

British Prince School, Madrid

British Prince School follows the National British Curriculum offering 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. In these ...
Children’s House Retiro

Children’s House Retiro

This childhood education centre is for children ages 2.5-5 years old. They are accepting children starting from the semester of January to June 2019. They offer two different programmes, both exclusively in English. A morning programme from 9:00 – ...
Colegio San Patricio, Madrid

Colegio San Patricio, Madrid

San Patricio School is a private institution with three educational centres in the north of Madrid. Serrano Centre and La Moraleja Centre offer the last three and four years of pre-school, and every year of primary school. El Soto Centre offers the ...
Endaze British International School, Majadahonda

Endaze British International School, Majadahonda

Endaze British International School is a private school that offers British education to students of all nationalities, following the British Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum for students from 3 to 5 years old and the Cambridge International ...
Hastings School, Madrid

Hastings School, Madrid

Hastings School is a British international school in Madrid. Founded in 1971, Hastings is well reputed due to its commitment to the individual needs of children, the professional development of its teachers, and its excellent academic and ...
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, ...
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 ...
International School of Madrid

International School of Madrid

A family school in the heart of Madrid, since 1971 International School of Madrid has been offering a quality British education to children aged 1 to 18 from all over the world. Their motto is Respect, Loyalty and Friendship. They are known for ...
International School San Patricio, Toledo

International School San Patricio, Toledo

International School San Patricio in Toledo is a boarding school offering an international education from 3 to 18 years for day students and school with residence from 15 to 18 years, which allows the latter to live and study in the same centre. ...
Kensington School, Madrid

Kensington School, Madrid

Kensington School, since its foundation in 1968, has been one of the pioneer schools in the introduction of British education in Spain. Kensington School is a school for pupils ranging in age from 3-18. Having once completed their British education ...
King’s College, The British School of Madrid

King’s College, The British School of Madrid

In 1969 the first British school was founded in Madrid. Since then, King’s College has provided children with a rigorous and broad British education. Pupils from the three British schools in Madrid go on to study at the best British universities as ...
Laude Fontenebro School, Madrid

Laude Fontenebro School, Madrid

Laude Fontenebro offers a unique educational programme in the northwestern zone of the province of Madrid, with strong international and multilingual emphasis, for children aged 1 to 18. The Spanish Curriculum and the International Primary ...
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. ...
Madrid Montessori

Madrid Montessori

A small, bilingual school in the centre of Madrid that follows the Montessori method. Emphasis placed on respecting each childs individuality, with low child/adult ratios. Parents are encouraged to be actively involved in the school. After-school ...
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 main characteristics of this pedagogy are to accompany and respect the individual processes of each human being, favouring a ...
Numont School

Numont School

Numont British Primary School in Madrid was founded in 1962 by Margaret Ann Swanson, whose vision was to provide good, sound British Education for children of all nationalities.  Numont has occupied its present location in C/Parma since 1969. It ...
Runnymede College

Runnymede College

Runnymede College, founded in 1967,  is a leading private non-denominational British school in Spain offering a British education to boys and girls of all nationalities from the age of three to eighteen. The School regards its task as being to ...
Scuola Italiana, Madrid

Scuola Italiana, Madrid

Scuola Statale Italiana di Madrid or the Istituto 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. ...
SEK-Ciudalcampo International School, Madrid

SEK-Ciudalcampo International School, Madrid

SEK-Ciudalcampo is one of the 9 schools making up SEK International Schools. The education offered covers all age groups, from 0 to 18 years of age. As an English speaking school in the heart of Spain they offer students a truly international ...
SEK-El Castillo International School, Madrid

SEK-El Castillo International School, Madrid

SEK-El Castillo is one of the 9 schools making up SEK International Schools. The education offered covers all age groups, from 0 to 18 years of age. The school offers International Baccalaureate integrated with the national curriculum so is ...
St. Anne’s School, Madrid

St. Anne’s School, Madrid

St. Anne’s School was established in 1969 and is a co-educational independent school which provides a British education for children aged three to eighteen in Madrid. The school is located in Avenida Alfonso XIII, which is in Chamartin, one ...
St. George British School, Madrid

St. George British School, Madrid

St. George offers a British International education to children of families living in Madrid, both expatriate and local. Their curriculum takes the best of the British education system and effectively adapts it so that students develop as globally ...
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 caters to the educational needs of students of the Spanish and International communities in Madrid. The school is recognised by both the Spanish ...

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