Introduction

As a community focused on the success of each student, Marymount International School Rome offers:

  • A spacious and well-equipped campus conducive to academic, creative, and athletic pursuits
  • A diverse and happy student population representing more than 60 nationalities
  • A caring and committed faculty
  • An academic program that emphasizes respect, appreciation, and tolerance while promoting a life-long love of learning.

Whether you are a prospective student, a parent moving your family to Rome, or a visitor wishing to learn more about our school, we invite you to take this Quick Tour to discover the wealth of opportunities available to students at Marymount.

Mission

Marymount International School Rome is a private, Catholic, English-speaking, co-educational school that aims to further the mission of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary. We welcome students of diverse cultural and religious backgrounds and offer an excellent program of studies and extra-curricular activities. We seek to guide students towards the achievement of their full potential by empowering them to think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively and learn continuously. It is our goal that a Marymount student should desire to celebrate God’s love, respond generously to the needs of our world, and promote justice and dignity for all.

Vision
At Marymount, we strive to develop students who are capable, honest, and respectful, and who are prepared both academically and spiritually to be lifelong learners and leaders of tomorrow.

The Goals of Every RSHM School
1. To foster a personal relationship with God.
2. To create unity through diversity.
3. To instill a life-long love of learning.
4. To encourage and affirm personal growth.
5. To awaken a consciousness of social justice.
6. To fulfill the RSHM mission “That all may have life.”

Campus

Set on 40 beautifully landscaped acres, Marymount’s campus comprises five academic buildings, three libraries, three playgrounds, an auditorium, a chapel, a cafeteria, and a variety of arts and sports facilities. Inside the buildings, students enjoy well-equipped and light-filled learning spaces while outside they play, socialize, and study amid the expansive, natural beauty that the school’s lush, green campus affords.

Students

Marymount's students, who stand at the center of school life, represent more than 60 nationalities and speak more than 40 mother-tongue languages. Such diversity not only makes our campus more interesting and colorful but also helps students develop a global perspective from an early age. Friendships among students develop quickly and easily at the school, and many of these friendships last a lifetime.

Faculty

Marymount's faculty and staff represent one of the school's greatest strengths. A group more than 100 strong, they care deeply about the subjects they teach, the work that they do, and the success of their students. In fact, Marymount's faculty and students enjoy an excellent rapport, which is not only conducive to learning but is also a reason Marymount students enjoy coming to school.

Academics

In order to encourage a life-long love of learning, Marymount offers a challenging and engaging academic curriculum. English is the primary language of instruction, and because classes are small, students receive a high degree of personalized attention. Accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Schools and Council of International Schools, Marymount awards its graduates an American high school diploma and has offered the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program since 1985.

Religion

Marymount is a Catholic school that follows the teachings and traditions of the Church, while we welcomes students from many diverse cultures and respect their religious beliefs. It is, in fact, the celebration of this diversity that enables Marymount students to learn in an atmosphere of openness and sharing and helps them formulate values that lead to respect for all people. Students who are Catholic can prepare for the Sacraments of the Eucharist, Reconciliation, and Confirmation at Marymount.

Technology

Marymount students and teachers enjoy a technology infrastructure that supports their learning and teaching, from fiber optics connectivity throughout the campus to personal laptops and iPads. In addition to computer studies teachers in the Elementary and Secondary Schools, Marymount also employs a team of technology professionals to provide technical support to students, teachers, and staff.

Technology Features:
Fully wireless campus
2 computer labs
One-to-one iPad program in Grades 4 & 6
One-to-one laptop program in Grades 7-12
Interactive CleverBoards in most classrooms
Library desktop workstations

The Arts

From Early Childhood through High School, Marymount students engage regularly in activities that promote creative expression. In addition to taking classes in art, music, drama, and photography, students often integrate artistic activities into their academic subjects. Throughout the year, students participate in a variety of performances, including theater productions, concerts, Christmas pageants, and art exhibitions. Marymount students can also take private music lessons on campus after school and during free periods.

Sports

As in many schools, sports play a role in promoting self-discipline, teamwork, and school spirit at Marymount. Students throughout all grade levels can participate in sports, both in their physical education classes and through our extensive after-school activities program. Marymount is a member of the DoDDS network, allowing our varsity athletes to compete against other American and international schools in Italy and Europe.

Sports/Activities:
Varsity Sports: basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, cross country, and track and field
After-School Sports: basketball, fencing, karate, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball

Highlight:
Marymount’s varsity boys soccer team won the Division II European Championship a record four years in a row (2011-2014).

Parents

As parents play a crucial role in the educational success of their children, we encourage parents to remain actively engaged in all aspects of their children’s school life. In addition to attending parent-teacher conferences, parents can meet with teachers and administrators to discuss their children’s progress at any point. They also enjoy many opportunities to see their children in performances, presentations, and ceremonies that take place throughout the year. The parent community is an active one at Marymount. Our enthusiastic Parent-Teacher Organization offers many events and activities throughout the year for families and works closely with the school to help new families enjoy a smooth transition to Marymount.

Admissions

Marymount accepts new students throughout the year. For more detailed information about applying to Marymount, please visit our Admissions section.
We look forward to hearing from you.