Colegio Estudio | Best Schools in Spain


Madrid, Spain

Colegio “Estudio” is a secular, non-profit, private institution. Its commitment lies in preserving and transmitting the pedagogical philosophy of the “Institución Libre de Enseñanza”.




3 – 18 years old

Student’s residence

Day school






P.E at school has always been important inside the pedagogical project in order to achieve a comprehensive and harmonious development of the students in all their facets: Intellectual, physical, social, artistic and moral.





Rythmic Gymnastics







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Extracurricular activities

  • First steps on music
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Chamber Music
  • Instruments
  • Cinema
  • Theatre Costume
  • Plastic Arts
  • Photography
  • Props
  • Scriptwriting and Direction
  • Business Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Hacking
  • Dance
  • Minibasket
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Martial Arts
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Chess
  • Tennis
  • Paddle Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Yoga
  • Fitness


Colegio Estudio is a  laic, private, non profit institution which allocates its economic resources entirely to the steady improvement of its educational project whose high quality standards are renowned.

Founded in 1940 by Jimena Menéndez Pidal, Ángeles Gasset and Carmen García del Diestro, colegio Estudio has had as its main objective the preservation and dissemination of the philosophy of Institución Libre de Enseñanza.

The students are considered the protagonists of their process of learning, which is based on reasoning, creativity and their own experience.The pupils´  intellectual and emotional skills are boosted along with critical thinking and aesthetic sensibility.The school focuses on shaping independent persons committed to tradition,culture and the environment.

The school offers tailored monitoring of students, together with the unfolding of different subjects and a ratio under 9.2 students per teacher. In Pre-school there are two teachers per classroom.

Colegio Estudio hosts around 1830 students and 200 teachers; it is structured into six sections according to age. It encompasses all educational levels in force- from 3 to 18 years old: Pre-school, Primary and Secondary schools plus Baccalaureate. In the latter all modalities are imparted: Science, Humanities, Social Science and Art. The academic training is paired with a complete schedule of visits to museums and excursions as well as a program of professional guidance in Baccalaureate through visits to professional centers and specialized talks. Students´ exchanges are carried out to different countries such as the USA, Denmark, Belgium, France and Mexico.

Colegio Estudio covers a built area of 19200 m2 on an extension of approximately 36000 m2, close to the walls of El Pardo and overlooking the Guadarrama Mountain range. The sports facilities cover around 6700m2: There is a  sports center with four courts, three gymnasiums and numerous free places.

There are also spacious playground areas and school orchards; Physics, Chemistry, Biology and computer science laboratories; music and virtual arts classrooms; five libraries and an auditorium.

Colegio Estudio has several dining areas with their own cooking service, which guarantees the highest standards in terms of quality and nutritional balance. There is a complete program of extracurricular activities and a paired up Sports Club.

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+34 913 079 432



Calle Jimena Menéndez Pidal 11, 28023 Madrid

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