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Viale Della Pace 193
Caserma Ederle, Bldg. 108
Davis Soldier and Family Readiness Center
Vicenza Italy 36100
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
DoDEA is a worldwide school system located in 15 foreign countries. The educational program and curriculum provided are accredited by Cognia.
Number of Schools
Vicenza has DoDEA Schools: one elementary, one middle and one high school. All schools are located on the Villaggio Housing area.
The DoDEA Student Transportation Office (STO) in Vicenza provides daily school bus transportation for students who live in the established commuting area. There are no fees charged to families for this service. The STO also provides transportation for all school-approved trips.
The Exchange School Meal Program provides wholesome, nutritious breakfast and lunch to eligible students in participating OCONUS Department of Defense schools.The Goals of the School Meal Program are to create an atmosphere of excellent customer service and care for all, make school meals a noticeable extension of the classroom and a learning environment for nutrition education, and give students the best nutritional value for their money.
Introducing our new School Meal Program family site, LINQConnect – new for school year 2023/2024!
From one site, families can view menus, apply for free and reduced meals and manage student meal accounts.
Menus → Check District Menus search AAFES DODEA→Select School→Select Grade Level
Meal Applications → Start Meal Application
To manage your student account, including adding money to the account → Join the LINQ Connect Community!
The grading system for the High School including standard and weighted grade points is as follows:
Following are graduation requirements for Vicenza High School:
Before and After School Programs
Vicenza Elementary and Middle Schools offer a variety of after-school activities that are published in the newsletter and vary from year to year.
High school offers a variety of sports and clubs that can be found in student/parent handbook.
DoDEA offers a range of services for children with disabilities, including pre-school, special education in both schools, and speech therapy. See Special Needs topic for more information.
The CYS School Liaison Officer can provide support and resources to parents who choose this option for their children.
DoDEA Sure-Start is a free, full-day pre-school for 4 year olds (on or before September 1st) with priority given to children of sponsors ranking E1-E-4, but anyone is welcome to apply. Contact the Vicenza Elementary school to begin the application process.
Age requirements for the DODDS schools are:
Registration begins with an online process at https://dodeasis.myfollett.com/aspen/logon.do
The following documents should be uploaded:
Copy of sponsor's orders including family travel authorization
Copy of passport (middle and high)
Records from previous school
Emergency contact information (different from sponsor)
Once you arrive in country, the registrars will finalize the information in the ASPEN system.
Documents required by DoDEA (check the DoDEA websites for complete registration instructions. Links are in the DoD School contact information.)
Vicenza Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools provide a quality education for approximately 1200 children of United States military and civilian personnel on official overseas assignments in Vicenza. Dependents of appropriated fund (APF) full time, local-hire employees and NAF full-time, local-hire employees have equal enrollment priority. The number of space-available, tuition-free spaces fluctuates by school and grade each year, depending upon space-required, tuition-free and space-available, tuition-paying enrollments. There are no guarantees of tuition-free enrollment for space-available students from year-to-year.
The pupil teacher ratio for the elementary school, Grades K-3, is approximately 18 students per classroom teacher and 4-5 with 23 regular classroom teachers, a support staff of 22 and a total enrollment of approximately 629 students.
The pupil teacher ratio for the high schools, Grades 9-12, is no more than 24 students per classroom teacher with approximately 318 students, 33 classroom teachers and five specialists.
College Bound Seniors
Graduating classes for the past three to four years have averaged in the mid 70's. The percentage of seniors planning to attend college has averaged 65 to 70% in that same time period.
Livorno has one DoDEA school that houses the elementary and the middle school. High school options include enrollment in the International School of Florence (ISF), the Canadian International School (CIS), virtual school and homeschool options. The elementary and middle schools are located on the main installation. Other educational possibilities include attendance at a local Italian school or homeschooling. LE/MS is a Level 0 school with multigrade classes and a smaller teacher ration than explained above.
Vicenza Elementary and Middle Schools are located in the Villagio housing complex. VES also offers a Sure Start Preschool program for 4 year olds who meet the eligibility requirements. Vicenza High School is located on Caserma Ederle with the construction of a new high school anticipated in the fall of 23/24\. Transportation is available to students living in Villaggio housing area and is also available for students living within the boundaries of the school commuting zone.
Many adult education opportunities are available through the Vicenza Education Center on Caserma Ederle.
University of Maryland Global Campus, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Italian Asilo pre-schools for children ages 3-5 operate through the school year and are open to American children. Asilos can be found throughout communities surrounding Caserma Ederle. Each asilo operates according to their own hours and schedules. The ACS Translator can assist families in communicating with asilos.
Although the DoDEA schools on Caserma Ederle are provided for use by the Vicenza Military Community, it is possible for dependent youth to attend elementary, middle and/or high schools on the local economy. Italian academic standards are high and require a high level of fluency in the Italian language. Enrollment in an Italian school requires a certain level of commitment on the part of the student. Parents opting to use local Italian schools are responsible for independently enrolling and communicating with the school.