St. Louis School

Co-Education (From 3 to 18, Boarding 14-18)
Day School / Boarding School
+39 02 5523 1235
Via Enrico Caviglia, 1 - 20139 Milan, Italy

Year of Foundation 1996
Enrollment Phase / Grades Enrolment period open all year round
Boarding Day School / Boarding School
Number of students 1500
Nationalities More than 40
Teacher Student Ratio
Accreditations Cambridge IGCSE, International Baccalaureate
Headmaster Executive Principal High School: Mr. Gerry Rafferty / Principal Colonna School: Mrs. Kathleen Slocombe / Principal Caviglia School: Mr. Jake Burnett
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)


Established in 1996, St. Louis School is a leading co-educational Day & Boarding International School based in of Milan for 1500 students between the ages of 2 and 18.

Located across three sites, the south-east premises (Via Caviglia and Via Colonna) comprise of an Early Years, Primary and Middle School and the High School (Palazzo Archinto) is located in a prime position, a stone throw from the Duomo. The Boarding School, located in Colonna Campus, offers full time boarding places for 14-18 year olds.

The St. Louis School’s academic programme is rigorous and challenging. The Early Years 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 to also follow the Italian curriculum.

The High School, which provides boarding facilities, comprises of IGCSE examinations for Years 10-11 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) for Years 12-13 with over 150 students each year studying this unique course.

The approach reinforces the importance of creative and critical thinking, with the school developing independent learners well equipped to succeed in the IB and beyond.

St. Louis School achieves outstanding academic results in the IB diploma results with the highest average score in Europe 7 years running (37 average).

The school opened its new High School in the centre of Milan (Palazzo Archinto) in September 2019. A magnificent historic building located in via Olmetto will accommodate all senior school students from Years 10-13. Designed by architect Francesco Maria Richini in the 17th century and situated in the centre of Milan, the Palace provides the perfect learning environment for students of this age, blending state-of-the art educational facilities within historic surroundings.

Caviglia Campus
Phone nº: +39 02 55231235

Colonna Campus
Phone nº: +39 02 33007523

Archinto Campus
Phone nº: +39 02 36723970



Italian Curriculum, British Curriculum/ IGCSE/ IB DP

Languages of instruction

English, Italian

Foreign languages

Italian, Spanish, Chinese, French, German


Quinta elementare, IGCSE, IB Diploma

University counseling


Learning support



football, volleyball, basketball, judo, ballet, art, workshops, foreign language tuition, excursions and instrumental music lessons
School trips
Community service
Performing arts

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