Admissions

Your Gateway to Excellence in International Education

Welcome to the American School of Milan! Founded in 1962, we offer an English-speaking American-style education with international accreditations for children aged 3-18. We welcome applications from students of all nationalities who can contribute successfully to our multicultural community.

Current enrollment is 880 students, with approx. 330 in the Elementary school and 550 in the Upper school. Students represent more than 70 nationalities; the largest of these represented at the school are Italian (40%), American (25%), Korean (6%), and Canada, UK, Brazil, France, and Ukraine at 4% each. ASM hires highly professional English mother-tongue teachers who care for and deliver a supportive learning environment in all classes. The school is not-for-profit and governed by a Board of Trustees composed of parents of enrolled students. You may download our Admissions Prospectus with more information on the school programs and our community of learners.

We know that changing schools, relocating, and starting a new assignment are all big challenges. We are here to help you through this process. No question is too small, so please don’t hesitate to contact us about any aspect of the school or our admissions or application procedure.

Grade Equivalent Chart

Age USA / Canada / Australia / India Italy UK Korea Japan
3 EC 1 Early Childhood asilo Nursery Play House
4 EC 2 asilo Reception Kindergarten
5 Kindergarten Elementary School asilo Year 1 Kindergarten
6 Grade 1 1a elem Year 2 Grade 1 Grade 1 Elementary School
7 Grade 2 2a elem Year 3 Grade 2 Grade 2
8 Grade 3 3a elem Year 4 Grade 3 Grade 3
9 Grade 4 4a elem Year 5 Grade 4 Grade 4
10 Grade 5 5a elem Year 6 Grade 5 Grade 5
11 Grade 6 Middle School 1a media Year 7 Grade 6 Grade 6
12 Grade 7 2a media Year 8 Grade 7 Grade 7 Middle School
13 Grade 8 3a media Year 9 Grade 8 Grade 8
14 Grade 9 High School 1 liceo Year 10 Grade 9 Grade 9
15 Grade 10 2 liceo Year 11 Grade 10 Grade 10 High School
16 Grade 11 3 liceo Year 12 Grade 11 Grade 11
17 Grade 12 4 liceo Year 13 Grade 12 Grade 12
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Admissions at The American School of Milan

The American School of Milan (ASM) welcomes students from around the world, offering a unique and enriching educational experience. Our admissions process is designed to be transparent and straightforward, ensuring a smooth transition for new families. Most importantly, we strive to make every student feel welcomed and valued.

Application Process

To begin, families can complete an online application form available on our website. This form requires essential information about the student and family. Besides that, we request previous school records and any relevant documentation. Therefore, it is crucial to prepare these documents in advance.

Campus Tours and Open Days

Experiencing our vibrant campus firsthand is an important step. ASM offers campus tours and open days for prospective families. These visits provide an opportunity to see our facilities, meet our dedicated faculty, and interact with current students. Most importantly, it allows families to get a feel for the community and decide if ASM is the right fit.

Entrance Assessments

We conduct entrance assessments to ensure that each student can thrive in our academic environment. These assessments evaluate the student’s skills and knowledge, helping us to understand their individual needs. Because we value each student’s unique abilities, these assessments are not just about grades but also about finding the best ways to support their growth.

Acceptance and Enrollment

Once the application and assessments are complete, the admissions team reviews all information carefully. If the student is accepted, families receive an official offer letter. To secure the place, families need to complete the enrollment process, including submitting the necessary fees and documentation. Therefore, it’s essential to follow the instructions provided in the offer letter promptly.

Support and Orientation

To help new students settle in, ASM provides comprehensive support and orientation programs. These programs introduce students to the school culture, academic expectations, and extracurricular opportunities. Besides that, our dedicated staff is always available to assist with any questions or concerns.

Join Our Community

The American School of Milan offers an exceptional educational journey. Our admissions process ensures that every student and family feels supported from the start. Join us at ASM and become part of our diverse and dynamic community.