American Overseas School of Rome
AOSR is home to an international student body of 575 students with approximately one-third from the United States, one-third from Italy, and the remaining third from 50 different countries. Our faculty is made up of 85 teachers who have taught in more than 37 countries around the globe. 87% of our teachers are native English speakers, and 75% hold advanced degrees.
AOSR offers the best of an American-International education in a supportive learning environment. We inspire our diverse student body to courageously meet the demands of a changing world.
Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, and Trust.
The American Overseas School of Rome 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.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Rome’s best International School and please reach out to us at any time. Our admissions and communications team will be happy to answer any of your questions and you can also come and visit AOSR via appointment. Be a part of AOSR, the experience of a lifetime.”
AOSR is a fully accredited, American international, independent day school. AOSR offers an American-International curriculum for Pre-K to Grade 12 (3-18 years of age). At AOSR, all students are challenged and supported to achieve academic success by offering small class sizes, experienced global educators, and by offering students a future-ready, active, and personalized learning program.
The American Overseas School of Rome is a vibrant, open-minded, and caring community from the United States, Italy, and more than fifty countries across the globe. AOSR is proud of its rich Italian heritage and many languages and cultures. We understand the needs of our international community and educate our students in all grades to continue their studies wherever their travels lead them. Our students are well-prepared to gain admission to universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, and beyond.
At AOSR, an American education means intellectually, socially, and civically guiding the whole individual. Learning continues beyond the classroom as there are various opportunities for students to practice leadership, experience teamwork, and develop their creative side.
AOSR is known for its competitive Varsity and Junior Varsity teams. Athletes participate in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) European League at the Division II level. In the last two years, our varsity girls' basketball team and our cheerleading teams have won back-to-back championships. Our cross country team also won their national tournament for the first time in the school's history, and we continue to create championship-winning teams in football, and volleyball, and we will be expanding our sporting program in 2024. AOSR hosts visiting international schools and Italian clubs, and students are able to travel to various schools around Italy to compete. Over 50% of students at AOSR participate in an athletic program.
Afterschool activities include a range of sports, arts, and music, business classes, tech classes, and offerings are added quarterly based on student interests. The activities in the program are intended to help students to become culturally aware, build their interests, and to help them foster concepts such as collaboration, cooperation, and teamwork. They also nurture interpersonal relationships and a feeling of community.