Lycée Chateaubriand

April 5, 2018 | Italy, Rome, Rome education, Schools Rome

Lycée Chateaubriand is a French international school teaching pupils from Maternelle to Terminale in Rome, Italy.


The Lycée Chateaubriand school uses the French educational system with French as the primary medium of instruction. It does not have a bilingual Italian programme, though offers Italian language classes to advanced level.

About 40% of students are Italian citizens, with 20% of mixed Italian heritage, 20% French citizens and 20% from other countries.

The school is one of the two main French schools in the centre of Rome, along with the Institut Saint Dominique de Rome and is a sister school of the Istituto Statale Italiano Leonardo Da Vinci, the Italian school of Paris.

The school was founded in 1903 and provides pre-school, primary and secondary education to just under 1,500 students. The school is under the authority of the French Embassy.

More information can be found on the school’s website, in French and Italian only.


School fees range from €5,414 (Maternelle) to €6,255 (Terminale). For an overview of school fees for the 2021-22 academic year, in French only, click here.


Prospective parents can see a guide to admissions requirements on the school’s website here.


The school is located very close to the city centre of Rome. It is in the Municipio II region of the city, next to the Temple of Asclepius and the Biparco di Roma. It is within walking distance of the city centre.

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