Tehran’s International School Guide: Italian School

Are you moving to Tehran with kids? Which international schools are there in the city? Living in Tehran can guide you in the right direction and give you tips according to your living accommodation in the town.

Italian School in Tehran

The Italian School also known as Pietro Della Valle accepts children from kindergarten to high school level. It is one the oldest established embassy schools in Tehran, being open for more than four decades. The Italian school is classed as a mixed school from kindergarten upwards.

The school is affiliated with the Italian Embassy in downtown Tehran, but the school itself is built on the grounds of the Italian embassy gardens in the Farmanieh area of the city.

Pietro Della Valle is built in three sections with a nursery and kindergarten in one section, while the middle and high school are situated in the two larger buildings. The school comes equipped with an indoor gymnasium as well as an outdoor playground.

The school teaches primarily in Italian but with lessons in French and English also. The Italian language courses follow the framework of the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR), a descriptive system used to evaluate the skills obtained by European language learners.

If you’re interested in this school, why not check all the other foreign schools in Tehran.

Fees and Costs

According to the school’s website, these are the present fees for the ongoing academic year. For the latest prices, please contact the school authorities.

Each year, the fees can be paid in two ways an advance payment of the entire amount by 15 September of that year with a 10% discount, or each semester in three intervals.

The school also states it offers family discounts of 25% on the second child and 30% on the third child enrolled with Pietro Della Valle.


(including cafeteria service)

TextbooksAdditional Fees
KINDERGARTEN200 € new registration

100 € internal enrollment

3500 €
PRIMARY200 € new registration

100 € internal enrollment

4200 €100 €
MIDDLE SCHOOL200 € new registration

100 € internal enrollment

5000 €150 €
HIGH SCHOOL200 € new registration

100 € internal enrollment

7700 €150 €


Registration and Admission

Like many foreign schools, admission is only accessible to people who hold foreign passports. Iranian passport holders will not be given access to the school after kindergarten in most cases.

Contact Details

47 Lavassani Avenue (Farmanieh)

Postcode 19546

Tel: +98 21 22 28 65 02
Fax: 98 21 22 28 65 01

Website: www.scuolaitanianatehran.com

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