main campus at top-ranked bilingual school Lycée International Saint-Germain-en-Laye American Section Paris area

Authentic American education
within a top French public school,
from pre-K to 12 (MS-Terminale)

recent graduates with OIB, top-ranked bilingual school Lycée International Saint-Germain-en-Laye American Section Paris area

Our graduates attend the world’s
top universities, with 100%
success on the coveted OIB diploma

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Bilingual and bicultural: rigorous
native English instruction
alongside a full French curriculum

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14 international sections in
the French Lycée, creating
friendships to last a lifetime

athletic facilities, sports top-ranked bilingual school Lycée International Saint-Germain-en-Laye American Section Paris area

A full range of co-curriculars and
community service to build
the whole person

Academic Results & Placement

The American Section offers a challenging American curriculum in Language/Literature and History/Geography, and follows the latest developments in American pedagogy. Our classes are taught in addition to the full French program, as defined by the Ministry of Education. Students leaving the American Section are able to integrate rigorous anglophone schools at their appropriate grade level, and our graduates go on to top-ranked universities worldwide.

The French curriculum is taught in French by certified Education Nationale teachers. Considered one of the most rigorous and comprehensive programs in the world, it prepares students for entry into the most selective universities.

The Lycée International is consistently rated one of France’s top ten schools with a success rate of 99-100% in the French Baccalaureate with International Option.

Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)

University Destinations
Typically, three quarters of American Section graduates attend English language universities or programs in the United States, Canada, the British Isles, and Europe. The rest attend French universities, most often to study medicine or law, or enter classes préparatoires for the French Grandes Ecoles.