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Engage & Prosper

Founded in 1941, Ermitage International School of France is a bilingual K-12 IB World School located 20km west of Paris in the historic suburb of Maisons-Laffitte. Our dynamic student body of 1,300 students represents over 70 nationalities. 

Lower School: Nursery - Grade 5

Ermitage welcomes children from all over the world into a highly-motivated, well-rounded academic environment. In our Lower School ౼ from Nursery through 5th grade (Maternelle to CM2) ౼ we take a more international approach to the French curriculum by incorporating English instruction.

Middle School: Collège & IB MYP

Our Middle School guides students in finding their voice and discovering their interests. Ermitage offers two distinct diploma paths including the French Collège and the IB Middle Years Program.

Upper School: Lycée & IB DP

Our Upper School offers diverse and rigorous academic programs including the French Baccalaureate with the possibility of OIB (American option), the IB Middle Years Program and IB Diploma Program. Our goal is to ensure that each student can focus on their strengths and produce top-level results.

Paris at your Doorstep

Just 20km west of Paris on a main train line, Maisons-Laffitte offers students an exceptional setting where they can balance their rigorous academics while developing roots within French culture. Students can take their learning outside of the classroom in one of the most cosmopolitan hubs of the world.

5 & 7 Day Boarding Options

A personalized, boutique boarding experience where students live in a friendly and supportive setting. Weekday and full-time boarding is available, welcoming students from around the world.

Beyond the Classroom

Ermitage students are global citizens who are engaged and motivated about the world around them. Students participate in competitive athletics, team activities and projects that support the local and global communities. As a Round Square International Member School, various leadership and humanitarian opportunities are available to students at all levels.

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