School type Co-educational Day
Head of school Gerry Rafferty
Co-ed Age Range 2-18
Number of pupils 1,000
Average Class Size 22
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:12 Established in 1996, St. Louis is a leading co-educational International School based in the heart of Milan for students between the ages of 2 and 18.
Located across two sites, the south-east location comprises of an Infant, Primary and Middle school and the High School is located in a prime position, a stone's throw from the Duomo.
St. Louis is an IB World School, a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), an officially recognised Cambridge International Centre and is authorised by the Italian School Authority "Scuola Primaria Paritaria". Furthermore, each year examiners from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) hold exams at the school.
The St. Louis School's academic programme is rigorous and challenging. The Infant School programme is based on the British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum.
Primary and Middle School follow the British National Curriculum with an option for students 6 years and upwards, fluent in the Italian language, to also follow the Italian curriculum.
The High School comprises of IGCSE examinations for Years 10 - 11 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) for Years 12 - 13.
St. Louis' offering is unique. The approach reinforces the importance of creative and critical thinking, and the school develops independent learners well equipped to succeed in the IB and beyond. St. Louis produces outstanding academic results with students going on to study at some of the most prestigious Higher Educational institutions globally.
In addition, the school places a strong emphasis on students to be well-rounded members of society; therefore offering an extensive extra-curricular programme designed to develop social, emotional, physical and academic skills; increasing pupils' confidence and teaching them responsibility and discipline.
St. Louis is a school committed at each stage of education to making every family's experience rewarding and memorable.