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Don A. Costa founds the Junior High School Mezzofanti at S. Martino Maggiore Church in Bologna. It immediately makes a name for itself thanks to the presence of many lay teachers, some of whom are also university professors.

After some years in via S. Alò, the school is taken over by the Filippini Friars and it moves to via Monari where it is renamed Marcello Malpighi.

The Technical Institute is founded next to the Junior High School.
For several years the school moves back to via S. Alò.
Mons. Eutemio Grandi becomes Headmaster and, for 40 years, he leaves his mark on the school and on the city, thanks to his faith and his educational charisma.

Malpighi moves to Corte Galluzzi.

Malpighi takes on the definitive status of a Scientific High School.

The school moves to its current location in via S. Isaia.

The Linguistic High School is opened.
The Ritiro S. Pellegrino Foundation takes over the management of Malpighi High School. The school’s educational proposal is renewed by a group of teachers who are firmly supported by the president Mons. Benazzi e S.E. Card. Biffi.
The European Economic High School is founded. Its didactic orientation is the result of the close collaboration with important figures from the university world, as well as local entrepreneurs.

Businessmen and private institutions immediately decide to offer scholarships. Cav. E. Montanelli is the first to believe that Malpighi should offer a public service, affordable for all, with no discrimination based on income.

The Scientific High School specializing in Research and the Linguistic High School specializing in European Communication are founded.

Elena Ugolini becomes Head of School.
The Middle School is opened with a focus on the principal subjects, such as Italian and Maths, and on providing a high level of competence in the English language, without neglecting the artistic subjects such as Music and Art.

The location in via S. Isaia is completely renovated, a new gym and new laboratories are built.

The Project Bologna Rifà Scuola is started, with the aim of refocusing the attention of the city on the subject of education.

The new location of via Audinot is inaugurated, containing the Middle School and the Specialist Centre for Learning Casanova Tassinari.

The new building is funded by the CARISBO Foundation thanks to the dedication of prof. Roversi Monaco and to the funds from the Project Bologna Rifà Scuola.

The project Martino Ti orienta, is started, a post-diploma orientation program aimed at all the fifth year students in Bologna and its suburbs..

The Ritiro San Pellegrino Foundation, with its president don G. Porcarelli, takes over the historic Visitandine School in Castel S. Pietro Terme, with the support of S.E. Cardinale Caffarra. There, the Scientific High School in Applied Science is opened.

In the same year, the Ducati Foundation and Malpighi High School establish an interactive didactic Physics laboratory, Fisica in Moto, open to all the high school students.

Malpighi is one of the first Italian schools to present an appraisal of its Mission.

The Scientific High School in Applied Science is opened in Bologna and the High School for Sports is opened in Castel S. Pietro Terme.

The Malpighi La.B is inaugurated: a laboratory for information and automation technology, robotics as well as design and 3D design planning, and is open to all Malpighi students.
The Bonfiglioli family is the main partner and supporter of the Malpighi La.B.

Malpighi is the first Italian school to become an accredited location for the S.A.T. test.

The number of Malpighi schools increases as the Ritiro San Pellegrino Foundation takes over the Elisabetta Renzi School in Cento, a worthy and lively educational entity with its kindergarten and Primary and Secondary Schools.

The Malpighi La.B moves to a new location, which will be open to all the students of the city of Bolofna. The Bonfiglioli family is the main partner and supporter of the Malpighi La.B.

Malpighi middle school's new Campus Curriculum starts off with two new sections at Villa Revedin, a building in the heart of the archdiocesal seminary of Bologna.