About American Overseas School of Rome (AOSR)
Established in 1947, the American Overseas School of Rome has a long tradition of providing a rigorous and well-rounded American-international education to Pre-K through Grade 12 students (ages 3 to 19). AOSR is the only independent, non-profit, prestigious American-International school in Rome. AOSR offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the Advanced Placement Program (AP).
AOSR is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and was the first international school to be awarded MSA's prestigious International Credential. AOSR is a member of RISA (Rome International Schools Association), CIS (Council of International Schools), and ECIS.
AOSR is made up of about 600 students with approximately one-third from the United States, one-third from Italy, and the remaining third from about 50 different countries. With over 52 nationalities, AOSR is a truly international school. AOSR has 85 experienced faculty members. 75% of faculty members hold advanced degrees, 75% are from English-speaking countries, and 100% of IB/AP faculty are trained, subject area experts. AOSR also has a full-time College Counselor and AP/IB Coordinator.
AOSR is the only school in Rome to offer an extensive Advanced Placement (AP) Program with over 19-course offerings, and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) with 17-course offerings. AOSR students have a 100% IB Diploma Pass Rate, and over 50% of high school students take at least one AP course. The high school offers more than 92 dynamic classes to students. AOSR is well known for impressive music, theater, and performing arts programs.
AOSR has an impressive athletics department. Varsity teams for boys and girls include basketball, cross-country, soccer, tennis, volleyball, cheerleading, wrestling, and track & field. AOSR also has an extensive after-school activities program for elementary, middle, and high school students. AOSR also supports programs in the performing arts, student publications, community service, Model United Nations (MUN), Student Council (STUCO), Global Issues Network (GIN), Habitat for Humanity, and the National, French, Italian, and Spanish Honor Societies.
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AOSR offers the best of an American-International education. We inspire our diverse student body to courageously meet the demands of a changing world.