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LA SCUOLA D’ITALIA GUGLIELMO MARCONI

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a Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi is the only school in North America that provides a classical, bilingual education rooted in the Italian and European traditions. It was founded in 1977 by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to meet the academic needs of Italians living in the New York City area. Thanks to an ever increasing interest from American families, La Scuola has grown into a unique bilingual educational institution, from the Preschool level through Liceo (grades 9-12), reflecting the best features of the Italian and American educational systems. La Scuola is committed to providing a thorough multicultural education to foster international understanding and openness in order to prepare students to become citizens of the world. The challenging bilingual curriculum, deeply rooted in the European tradition, offers an intensive academic program that encompasses both the Italian and the American cultures and is open to scientific and technological innovations.

La Scuola d’Italia is legally recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York as a private, independent co-educational American school. It is also a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools and the Guild of Independent Schools. The main Campus (Preschool and Elementary) is housed in a historic building, once a private mansion located on East 96th Street, while La Scuola’s Middle School and High School are located on East 67th Street. Both buildings offer state-of-the-art facilities and all the amenities to foster a productive learning environment.

New York City

New York City

INFORMATION AND ADMISSIONS: 12 East 96th St. New York, NY 10128 secretary@lascuolatiditalia.org www.lascuoladitalia.org 212-369-3290

Rooted in Tradition OPEN TO INNOVATION


LA SCUOLA D’ITALIA GUGLIELMO MARCONI

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a Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi is the only school in North America that provides a classical, bilingual education rooted in the Italian and European traditions. It was founded in 1977 by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to meet the academic needs of Italians living in the New York City area. Thanks to an ever increasing interest from American families, La Scuola has grown into a unique bilingual educational institution, from the Preschool level through Liceo (grades 9-12), reflecting the best features of the Italian and American educational systems. La Scuola is committed to providing a thorough multicultural education to foster international understanding and openness in order to prepare students to become citizens of the world. The challenging bilingual curriculum, deeply rooted in the European tradition, offers an intensive academic program that encompasses both the Italian and the American cultures and is open to scientific and technological innovations.

La Scuola d’Italia is legally recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York as a private, independent co-educational American school. It is also a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools and the Guild of Independent Schools. The main Campus (Preschool and Elementary) is housed in a historic building, once a private mansion located on East 96th Street, while La Scuola’s Middle School and High School are located on East 67th Street. Both buildings offer state-of-the-art facilities and all the amenities to foster a productive learning environment.

New York City

New York City

INFORMATION AND ADMISSIONS: 12 East 96th St. New York, NY 10128 secretary@lascuolatiditalia.org www.lascuoladitalia.org 212-369-3290

Rooted in Tradition OPEN TO INNOVATION


PRESCHOOL

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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a Scuola’s Preschool program encompasses pre-kindergarten and kindergarten years and focuses on the development of children’s identity, autonomy and competence. In a bilingual environment, children are guided to acquire the ability to understand and communicate in two languages, Italian and English, thus laying the building blocks for the bilingual competence required in their further studies. Following the best Italian preschool tradition and best practices, the preschool curriculum incorporates the Reggio Emilia methodology and is articulated into five “Campi di Esperienza,” (Indicazioni Curricolari 2007) which can be considered pre-disciplinary educational areas. The staff is made up of highly qualified and dedicated Italian and American teachers. Classes are small and provide students with caring, individualized attention.

he program at the Elementary School (grades 1-5) is a highly structured curriculum that adheres to the Italian and New York State guidelines. The approach to learning is centered around a multi-disciplinary methodology where Literature, History, Social Studies, Geography, and current events are integrated. Students are encouraged to become fluent and expressive, and to communicate effectively, in both the English and Italian languages The Italian and English teachers work closely together to reach common goals; a skillful, competent staff cares for children in small classes, affording them individualized attention and guidance.

No prior knowledge of either the Italian or English language is required for entering grades pre-k through 9th. Supplemental Italian as a second language as well as English as a second language classes are provided in each Division and at all levels. Le iscrizioni sono aperte dalle classi della scuola dell’infanzia alla prima liceo anche ad alunni che non conoscono la lingua italiana o la lingua inglese. La Scuola offre corsi integrativi di Italiano seconda lingua ed inglese seconda lingua.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL-LICEO SCIENTIFICO

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he Scuola Media, (grades 6-8) strengthens the bilingual and bicultural education begun in the Lower School. The Middle School fosters emotional and intellectual development and growth, expanding the child’s awareness and appreciation of the European and American cultures and their values. The curriculum offers an integrated study of the Italian and English language and literature, French (as a third modern language), American History, Social Studies and Geography, Art, Music, Physical Education, and the use of computers. Special emphasis is placed on the study of Mathematics and the Natural and Physical Sciences. Highly qualified and caring professionals conduct classes in Italian or English, depending on the discipline. The small student body encourages relationships among students and between students and staff.

he Liceo curriculum (grades 9-12) offers a balance of studies in the Classics and other Humanities combined with an outstanding Math and Science Program that will earn college credits in most American universities. The interdisciplinary curriculum includes, throughout the four years, the study of the Italian, English, Latin languages and Literature, Geography, History, Philosophy, Technical Drawing and History of Art, Law and Economics, and Physical Education. Great emphasis is also placed on the study of Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. Enrichment cultural projects in collaboration with various Italian institutions in New York and overseas are provided on a regular basis, including exchange programs with Italian schools. Classes are small with personal attention and additional support available for all students. At the completion of their senior year, students are required to take the Italian Ministry of Education State Exam, the Maturità, that is honored by all universities in Europe and in the United States.


PRESCHOOL

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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a Scuola’s Preschool program encompasses pre-kindergarten and kindergarten years and focuses on the development of children’s identity, autonomy and competence. In a bilingual environment, children are guided to acquire the ability to understand and communicate in two languages, Italian and English, thus laying the building blocks for the bilingual competence required in their further studies. Following the best Italian preschool tradition and best practices, the preschool curriculum incorporates the Reggio Emilia methodology and is articulated into five “Campi di Esperienza,” (Indicazioni Curricolari 2007) which can be considered pre-disciplinary educational areas. The staff is made up of highly qualified and dedicated Italian and American teachers. Classes are small and provide students with caring, individualized attention.

he program at the Elementary School (grades 1-5) is a highly structured curriculum that adheres to the Italian and New York State guidelines. The approach to learning is centered around a multi-disciplinary methodology where Literature, History, Social Studies, Geography, and current events are integrated. Students are encouraged to become fluent and expressive, and to communicate effectively, in both the English and Italian languages The Italian and English teachers work closely together to reach common goals; a skillful, competent staff cares for children in small classes, affording them individualized attention and guidance.

No prior knowledge of either the Italian or English language is required for entering grades pre-k through 9th. Supplemental Italian as a second language as well as English as a second language classes are provided in each Division and at all levels. Le iscrizioni sono aperte dalle classi della scuola dell’infanzia alla prima liceo anche ad alunni che non conoscono la lingua italiana o la lingua inglese. La Scuola offre corsi integrativi di Italiano seconda lingua ed inglese seconda lingua.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL-LICEO SCIENTIFICO

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he Scuola Media, (grades 6-8) strengthens the bilingual and bicultural education begun in the Lower School. The Middle School fosters emotional and intellectual development and growth, expanding the child’s awareness and appreciation of the European and American cultures and their values. The curriculum offers an integrated study of the Italian and English language and literature, French (as a third modern language), American History, Social Studies and Geography, Art, Music, Physical Education, and the use of computers. Special emphasis is placed on the study of Mathematics and the Natural and Physical Sciences. Highly qualified and caring professionals conduct classes in Italian or English, depending on the discipline. The small student body encourages relationships among students and between students and staff.

he Liceo curriculum (grades 9-12) offers a balance of studies in the Classics and other Humanities combined with an outstanding Math and Science Program that will earn college credits in most American universities. The interdisciplinary curriculum includes, throughout the four years, the study of the Italian, English, Latin languages and Literature, Geography, History, Philosophy, Technical Drawing and History of Art, Law and Economics, and Physical Education. Great emphasis is also placed on the study of Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. Enrichment cultural projects in collaboration with various Italian institutions in New York and overseas are provided on a regular basis, including exchange programs with Italian schools. Classes are small with personal attention and additional support available for all students. At the completion of their senior year, students are required to take the Italian Ministry of Education State Exam, the Maturità, that is honored by all universities in Europe and in the United States.


PRESCHOOL

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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a Scuola’s Preschool program encompasses pre-kindergarten and kindergarten years and focuses on the development of children’s identity, autonomy and competence. In a bilingual environment, children are guided to acquire the ability to understand and communicate in two languages, Italian and English, thus laying the building blocks for the bilingual competence required in their further studies. Following the best Italian preschool tradition and best practices, the preschool curriculum incorporates the Reggio Emilia methodology and is articulated into five “Campi di Esperienza,” (Indicazioni Curricolari 2007) which can be considered pre-disciplinary educational areas. The staff is made up of highly qualified and dedicated Italian and American teachers. Classes are small and provide students with caring, individualized attention.

he program at the Elementary School (grades 1-5) is a highly structured curriculum that adheres to the Italian and New York State guidelines. The approach to learning is centered around a multi-disciplinary methodology where Literature, History, Social Studies, Geography, and current events are integrated. Students are encouraged to become fluent and expressive, and to communicate effectively, in both the English and Italian languages The Italian and English teachers work closely together to reach common goals; a skillful, competent staff cares for children in small classes, affording them individualized attention and guidance.

No prior knowledge of either the Italian or English language is required for entering grades pre-k through 9th. Supplemental Italian as a second language as well as English as a second language classes are provided in each Division and at all levels. Le iscrizioni sono aperte dalle classi della scuola dell’infanzia alla prima liceo anche ad alunni che non conoscono la lingua italiana o la lingua inglese. La Scuola offre corsi integrativi di Italiano seconda lingua ed inglese seconda lingua.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL-LICEO SCIENTIFICO

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T

he Scuola Media, (grades 6-8) strengthens the bilingual and bicultural education begun in the Lower School. The Middle School fosters emotional and intellectual development and growth, expanding the child’s awareness and appreciation of the European and American cultures and their values. The curriculum offers an integrated study of the Italian and English language and literature, French (as a third modern language), American History, Social Studies and Geography, Art, Music, Physical Education, and the use of computers. Special emphasis is placed on the study of Mathematics and the Natural and Physical Sciences. Highly qualified and caring professionals conduct classes in Italian or English, depending on the discipline. The small student body encourages relationships among students and between students and staff.

he Liceo curriculum (grades 9-12) offers a balance of studies in the Classics and other Humanities combined with an outstanding Math and Science Program that will earn college credits in most American universities. The interdisciplinary curriculum includes, throughout the four years, the study of the Italian, English, Latin languages and Literature, Geography, History, Philosophy, Technical Drawing and History of Art, Law and Economics, and Physical Education. Great emphasis is also placed on the study of Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. Enrichment cultural projects in collaboration with various Italian institutions in New York and overseas are provided on a regular basis, including exchange programs with Italian schools. Classes are small with personal attention and additional support available for all students. At the completion of their senior year, students are required to take the Italian Ministry of Education State Exam, the Maturità, that is honored by all universities in Europe and in the United States.


LA SCUOLA D’ITALIA GUGLIELMO MARCONI

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a Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi is the only school in North America that provides a classical, bilingual education rooted in the Italian and European traditions. It was founded in 1977 by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to meet the academic needs of Italians living in the New York City area. Thanks to an ever increasing interest from American families, La Scuola has grown into a unique bilingual educational institution, from the Preschool level through Liceo (grades 9-12), reflecting the best features of the Italian and American educational systems. La Scuola is committed to providing a thorough multicultural education to foster international understanding and openness in order to prepare students to become citizens of the world. The challenging bilingual curriculum, deeply rooted in the European tradition, offers an intensive academic program that encompasses both the Italian and the American cultures and is open to scientific and technological innovations.

La Scuola d’Italia is legally recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York as a private, independent co-educational American school. It is also a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools and the Guild of Independent Schools. The main Campus (Preschool and Elementary) is housed in a historic building, once a private mansion located on East 96th Street, while La Scuola’s Middle School and High School are located on East 67th Street. Both buildings offer state-of-the-art facilities and all the amenities to foster a productive learning environment.

New York City

New York City

INFORMATION AND ADMISSIONS: 12 East 96th St. New York, NY 10128 secretary@lascuolatiditalia.org www.lascuoladitalia.org 212-369-3290

Rooted in Tradition OPEN TO INNOVATION

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