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Accreditations and Affiliations

 At ISF we take pride in our commitment to excellence, and our long-standing association with accrediting bodies and educational associations in Europe. We believe that providing your child with a top education experience is a collective effort, and these affiliations stand as a testament to our unwavering dedication to your child's future.

Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools


ISF accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the USA.  The first accreditation was obtained in 1981, while current accreditation runs through 12/01/2023.  For more information, visit:

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom in 1956 by the Duke of Edinburgh, which has since expanded to 144 nations, visit

Council of International Schools


CIS is a non-profit membership organisation that provides high-quality education services to schools and higher education institutions, visit:

World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment

WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators.  For more information, visit:

International Baccalaureate

ISF is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorized to teach the IB Diploma Program (grades 11-12). The American School of Milan has been an IB World School since June 1983.  For more information, visit:

Association of International Baccalaureate World Schools in Italy

The Association, which is non-profit, provides a forum where member schools can collaborate and share best practice. The Association is a critical resource for schools which are going through the IB authorization process for one or more IB programmes visit: