Aquinas American School

Calle Poniente 20, Urb. Monte Alina.
Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid 28223, Spain
  • Aquinas American School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school, that promotes superior academic achievement, mastery of skills and content, and fosters moral citizenship.Aquinas American School offers the U.S. school curriculum as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, preparing students to further their education either in Spain or abroad.
  • The school is located in Pozuelo de Alarcn, in the quiet neighborhood of Monte Alina, a privileged residential area bordering Boadilla del Monte.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Aquinas American School
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 9-12
Grades (Day)Grades Pre-K-12
School TypeCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholic
Year Founded2012
Campus Size5 acres

Student Body

Enrollment710 students
% International Students
% Students Boarding

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size25 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:8
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
Number of IB Courses Offered28
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedNo


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo


Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
SSAT ScoreYes
Director of AdmissionsMs Carolina Carpio
Associate Director of AdmissionsMs Iciar Munoz de Verger

School Notes

  • SCHOOL TYPE: Aquinas American School is a K-12 Catholic co-ed college -preparatory independent private school accredited by Middle States Associa-tion Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA CESS).
  • DEGREES OFFERED: The school offers the U.S. school curriculum with certi-fied American teachers, preparing students to further their education eitherin Spain or abroad. The IB Diploma Program is a 2 year prestigious alterna-tive offered by the school.
  • ENROLLMENT: 705 total, 289 in the High School, 82 graduating students inthe class of 2019. CAMPUS: located in a gated community in the outskirts ofMadrid. The school has two campuses, one for lower school and one for highschool. The buildings are surrounded by 20,000 sq. m. of green areas. Thereare lab room facilities, art facilities and all classrooms offer smart screens.
  • MISSION STATEMENT: To promote superior academic achievement, masteryof skills and content, and foster moral citizenship.Omnes homines natura scire desiderant Aristotle(All men by nature, desire to learn)
  • FACULTY: The high school has 27 teaching professionals who hold advanceddegrees from colleges and universities from the United States, as well asseveral European countries.The average teaching ratio is 10.6:1 in High School.
  • STUDENT BODY: Aquinas is a learning community compromised of studentsand teachers from a variety of backgrounds that represent different coun-tries, international heritages and geographic areas: 70% Spanish-speakingstudents, and 30% of mixed nationalities.ADMISSIONS: An applicant ?s academic record, interview and teacher recom-mendation are all considered in the admission process. All students seeking acollege preparatory program are encouraged to apply.
  • GETAFE INTERNATIONAL MADRID FOOTBALL ACADEMYAquinas offers a high-performance soccer academy in Spain, wherestudents can be part of the International Academy of the First Divi-sion Club Getafe CF following the American High School Diploma.
  • Aquinas American School accreditations: Middle State Association CESS, IB Diploma Program, College Board SAT Center

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