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 aged 6-18.
The Scuola Italiana di Madrid is a bilingual institution with 80 years of history, and is one of the largest and oldest international Italian schools. Native teachers prepares pupils for both Italian and Spanish national education qualifications. The school is bilingual, teaching obligatory Spanish subjects for the Educación Segundaria Obligatoria (ESO) and Bachillerato qualifications.
The school has an orientation department to aid students apply for both Italian and Spanish universities. The school organises university visits and personal support to help the application process.
The Italian School of Madrid is a state-owned school, however as it is overseas the school asks parents for a small contribution. Fees start at 920 euros annually in primary school, and rise to 1,180 for students studying the liceo and Bachillerato qualifications (16-18 years).
For more information on fees, visit the school’s Cuotas page (in Spanish).
Students from differing education systems are asked to sit entrance exams and have interviews with the school’s teaching body before a place will be offered. The Scuola Italiana di Madrid has a website in Italian and Spanish to find out more information.
The school is based in the northern Chamberí district of Madrid, and is a short 15-20 minute drive from the city centre.
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