The International School of Florence

Villa Torri di Gattaia, viuzzo di Gattaia 9, 50125 Florence, Italy

Founded in Rome as St. Michael's Country Day School, this school offers elementary and secondary education to children of local and expatriate families. American and IB curricula are available, with all three International Baccalaureate programs in place. In addition, ISF conducts junior and middle school programs for native and nonnative Italian speakers. For English-speaking students, Italian language is taught at all grade levels, beginning in grade 1; French is introduced in grade 6. Supplementary courses include music, art and computers, as well as sports activities and journalism. The junior school occupies a separate campus in Bagno a Ripoli.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, IB PYP, IB MYP, IB Diploma
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades PS-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full AddressVilla Torri di Gattaia, viuzzo di Gattaia 9, 50125 Florence, Italy
Other LocationsVilla le Tavernule, via del Carota 23/25, 50012 Ba
Year Established1952
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorLawrence Hobdell
Total Enrollment400
International Baccalaureate ProgramsDiploma, Middle Years Program, Primary Years Program
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