American School of Milan

Noverasco di Opera, MI, Italy

The American School of Milan (ASM) is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school with a state-of-the-art campus located south of Milan.  Founded in 1962, ASM has been educating international students from more than 50 countries for more than 50 years.  

Ages taught:

3 — 18

School type:



  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding


  • International Baccalaureate
  • American Curriculum


Sara J. Griffith

Job title:

Director of Admissions and Advancement

Accreditations and memberships:

  • International Baccalaureate World School
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • European Council of International Schools
  • Mediterranean Association of International Schools
  • WIDA
School Website

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Aim. Succeed. Become More at the American School of Milan. If you are looking for a caring, positive and modern educational environment for your child’s education, look no further. Our students are able to choose from the finest universities in the world and are encouraged to find the best fit to support their dreams. One visit to ASM and you will know that you have found the best school in Milan for your child.

Senior management

Director: Mrs Maureen O. Madden

School description

The mission of the American School of Milan is to provide a modern and rigorous education for international students to excel in the changing world of tomorrow.  

ASM offers a student-centered, American-style education that encourages children to develop their full potential, achieve personal excellence and become global citizens committed to lifelong learning. We embrace the IB learner profile along with our school values of accountability, respect and empowerment. We support students in all aspects of their lives and make it possible for students to achieve their goals and prepare for whatever the future holds. As an American school, we also value the American ideal of opportunity for all and the belief that if you work hard and dedicate yourself to powerful personal goals, you can achieve success.  Technology is a key focus at ASM and an integral part of student learning.

Currently school enrollment is around 830 students representing 50 countries and there are 93 full-time faculty employed.  Our teachers are talented, highly educated, experienced and, above all, inspiring leaders.  The school encourages faculty continued learning through a substantial professional growth fund.

ASM was authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma in 1983. Students are also awarded the American School High School Diploma upon graduation.  High school enrollment is presently 220 students representing 36 nationalities.  All junior and senior level courses are taught at the International Baccalaureate level. Our students attend prestigious universities in the USA, UK, Canada, Europe and Asia.


Aim. Succeed. Become More.

Term dates

  • 2017/2018
  • 04/09/17 - 26/01/18
  • 29/01/18 - 22/06/18

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • International Baccalaureate
  • American Curriculum

Examinations board:

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Higher education:

100% of students progress to higher education

University destinations:

ASM graduates attend universities throughout the world and main destinations include the USA, UK, Canada, Europe and Asia

Sports and extra-curricular activities


Our wide range of sport activities includes golf, tennis, soccer, volleyball, badminton, lacrosse, swimming, rock climbing, basketball, cross country, karate and tae kwon do.
Our sports facilities include two full-sized American gymnasia complete with dance studio, climbing wall and weight room, a grass soccer field, basketball and tennis facilities. Pool and golf adjacent to school.

Extra-curricular activities:

Model United Nations, National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society, Orchestra, rock/ jazz band, music/theater, varsity sports, yearbook and more!
Students can choose from a rich program of music, sport, art, cultural events, after-school personal enrichment and service programs.


Admission process:

To ensure that students will be successful in our rigorous academic programs, the application process includes a screening of school reports, assessments in Math and English literacy and teacher/counselor letters of recommendation. Upon receipt of all documentation, an admissions committee determines if a place in the school is appropriate for the student.

Admission and language criteria:

English language is the medium of teaching and learning. Participation in school activities requires a level of English literacy that increases according to the grade of application. Assessments in English are part of the application process and ELL support may be mandated as a condition of acceptance.

Fees (Annual)


9.900,00 €


12.000,00 €

Junior Day:

13.800,00 €

Secondary Day:

15.700,00 €

Sixth form:

17.800,00 €



Sara J. Griffith

Job title:

Director of Admissions and Advancement

School news & events




Via Karl Marx, 14


Noverasco di Opera, MI

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