International Schools in Paris

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You will find below a list of the most popular international and bilingual schools for expats in Paris with fee information. It includes nursery schools, primary and secondary (high) schools and you will find the right school to prepare for International Baccalaureate, and other diploma in Paris. Some schools will follow the American or British curriculums with English speaking programs while others are regulated under the French or German education system (along with Italian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish...etc).

There are a plethora of international schools serving the population of Paris. Different schools cater to a variety of students with their offerings of language, boarding options, curriculum, or graduation certificate. Most schools do not lie within the city, but in the outlying areas and suburbs. Below you can find the perfect school to fit your child's needs.

For the full guide of International Schools in France, go to "International Schools in France".

English schools in Paris

Inside Paris

International School of Paris (ISP)
Address: 6 Rue Beethoven
75016 Paris, France
Tel: 01 42 24 09 54
Tuition Rates: €16,900 - 25,500 per year

ISP is one of few English-speaking school within the city of Paris and the only school in France to offer all three International Baccalaureate programmes: the Primary Years Programme (nursery to grade 5), the Middle Years Programme (grades 6 to 10) and the IB Diploma Programme (grades 11 and 12).

The Bilingual Montessori School of Paris
Address: 65 quai d'Orsay
75007 Paris, France
Address 2: 23 avenue George V
75008 Paris, France
Jardin d'Enfants Montessori d'Auteuil Address: 53 rue Erlanger
75016 Paris, France
Tel: +33 6 62 81 28 83
Email :
Tuition Rates: 12 000 euros (toddler) ; 12 000 euros (children's house) ; 14 800 euros (elementary)

Founded in 1972, The Bilingual Montessori School of Paris is the oldest international, multicultural, bilingual school dedicated to guiding and nurturing childrens' full development by providing a learning atmosphere that promotes peace, harmony and respect based upon Montessori principles of education.

AT Montessori
Address: 24 rue de Babylone, 75007 Paris
Address 2: 8 avenue de Villars, 75007 Paris
Address 3: 49 rue du Ranelagh, 75016 Paris
Tel: +33 7 49 94 83 93
Email :
Tuition Rates: 11 480 euros (toddler) ; 10980 euros (children's house)

The “at Montessori” school is an independent private bilingual school, founded in 2005, referenced by the local education authority.

Bilingual International School of Paris
Address: 61-63 rue des Entrepreneurs
75015 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (0)1 44 18 94 83
Yearly tuition fee (2014): Pre-Nursery/Nursery: 9300€, Pre-Kindergarten: 10300€, Kindergarten: 11300€

The Bilingual International School of Paris (BISP) is a private, independent and non-denominational bilingual school for children ages 2 to 6 years old. BISP is offering a pre school and elementary school dual language immersion program aligned with the English and French national curriculum frameworks.

Cours Fides
Address: 87 Avenue de la Bourdonnais
75007 Paris, France
Tel: 33 1 45 51 63 80
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A bilingual (French/English) school for children from two and a half years to lycée level. The first two years focus on developing skills in English and French.

Concordia School Paris
Address: 41, avenue de la Grande Armée
75116 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1 82 09 28 63,
Tuition Rates: €14,995/year (2022)

Concordia School Paris is a bilingual preschool and primary school that follows both the French and English curriculums. It provides a forward-thinking and well-rounded education, based on a strong set of values.

Douces Maternelles
+21 rue du Petit Musc, 75004 Paris
+9 rue Crillon 75004 Paris
Tel: +33 6 50 66 72 16
Tuition Rates: Depending on schedule (part-time, full-time...): Inquire at school

Douces Maternelles is a private, independent bilingual school dedicated to English and French teaching for children from 2 to 6 years old. They offer classes for both French speakers and non-French speakers. The teaching methods are based on 2 main pedagogies (Montessori & Reggio Emilia). Classes are very small as there is 1 teacher for 8/10 pupils. Open from 8:30-18:30, Monday-Friday & most school vacations.

École Alsacienne
Address: 109, rue Notre Dame des Champs
75006 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (0)1 44 32 04 70
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A secular private school that was founded in 1870 by scientists and academics Alsatian who fled Strasbourg following the defeat of France against Germany and the annexation of the Alsace-Lorraine to the German Empire. From kindergarten to terminale, the Alsatian School is considered one of the finest establishments in Paris. Instruction is in French, with German, English, Chinese, Italian, Latin, Greek, and Russian also offered.

Ecole Jeannine Manuel
Address: 70, rue du Théâtre
75015 Paris
Tel: 01 44 37 00 80
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A primaire, collège and Lycée with international focus.

L’Ecole Koenig - American Conservatory, Preschool & Kindergarten
Address: 33, rue Fondary
75015 Paris, France
Tuition Rates: Full day: 9750€ / year, Half day: 8000€ / year

L’Ecole Koenig Kindergarten is a bilingual preschool with an innovative program using music as the vehicle for creative development, language acquisition and even mathematics. The program, unique in France, prepares children from 2-6 years for entry into primary school with confidence & a desire to learn.

Ecole M - Bilingual Pre-school
Address1: 48 allée Darius Milhaud, 75019 Paris
Address2: 5 rue André Lefebvre, 75015 Paris
Address3: 31 rue Castérès, 92 110 Clichy
Tel: +33184803530
Tuition Rates: between 300 and 8400 according to the parents revenue.

Ecole M is an innovative pre-school, accessible to all, which offers bilingual (French-English) and personalized education to enable the development of each child's potential, whatever his or her tastes, interests, pace and strengths.


Address (primary school): 5 rue de Lübeck,
75116, Paris, France
Address (secondary school): 34, avenue des Champs-Elysées
75008 Paris, France
Tel: 33 1 47 20 09 17
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Offers classes for both French speakers and non-French speakers. Students take the national exams according to their age and grade level and are registered for tests leading to foreign language certificates such as those proposed by the British Council (English), the Institute Goethe (German) or the Institute Cervantes (Spanish).

Address: 52, rue de Londres
75008 Paris, France
Tel: 33 01 43 87 59 14
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A private (hors contrat) secular educational institution that welcomes students from pre-school to terminale. The school was founded in 1885 using an original pedagogical method for teaching core subjects. There is a special curriculum for advanced children and it has many well-known alums.

Institut de La Tour
Address: 86 Rue de la Tour
75116 Paris, France
Tel: 33 1 45 04 73 35
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

La Tour is a private Catholic collège/lycée located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. With 5 classes at each level from 6ème to Terminale, La Tour welcomes a total of 1070 students. Students choose to study three languages total out of the eight languages offered : English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic, all taught by native-speaking teachers. Bilingual sections exist in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Italian.
La Tour proposes many artistic, cultural, musical and sportive activities which foster the development of all talents in our students.

La Canopée
Address: 21 passage Dubail
75010 Paris, France
Tel: +33 6 72 58 99 78
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

La Canopée is a bilingual school with half of the total school time in English for children from 2-11 years old. There are small class sizes, individualized curriculum and possibility for organic lunch. The school also offers Wednesday and after-school programs for external students. Close to the Canal St. Martin.

Pre-Elementary Bilingual School (PEB)
Address: 73 bd Exelmans
75016 Paris
Tel: 01 45 27 37 56
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

English-French bilingual pre-school that welcomes 2.5 to 6 year old children. It has been officially recognized by the Paris Prefecture and Paris Rectorat (local authorities in charge of education) as a non-contract bilingual school.

The Little English Montessori School
Address: 10 rue Clouet
75015 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (0)1 84 14 15 30
Tuition Rates: €650 - 850 per month

Children from the ages of 2.5 to 6 years old are welcome in this English Montessori pre-school.

United Nations Nursery School
Address: 40 rue Pierre-Guérin
75016 Paris
Tel: 01 45 27 20 24
Tuition Rates: €5,865 per year

Dual language (French/English) pre-school for students from 2.5 - 6 years old. Founded by parents working at UNESCO, the school is part of the UNESCO system of "Associated Schools" to the United Nations.

RISE International School of Paris
Address: See website
Tel: 06 28 37 83 84
Tuition Rates: €15,800 a year

RISE International School of Paris, a private, nonprofit, bilingual middle school (ages 11 – 15), prepares students for an American, British, or French secondary school. They encourage students to be confident in their academic and social abilities, committed to a life filled with learning in order to become compassionate global citizens.

Around Paris

British School of Paris (BSP)
Address: 38, Quai de l'Ecluse
78290 Croissy-sur-Seine, France
Tel: 01 34 80 45 90

Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The British School of Paris is an English language, non-selective co-educational school which provides British education. Graduates of the school may earn the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced Level (A Level). School uniform is required. The BSP is a member of COBIS, IAPS, and HMC (Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference).

American School of Paris (ASP)
Address: 41 Rue Pasteur
92210 Saint-Cloud, France
Tel: 33 1 41 12 82 82
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The American School of Paris community is comprised of 54 nationalities and 36 mother tongue languages. Students range in age from 4 to 18 years of age. The School is organized into three divisions ensuring developmental and age-appropriate settings for our students: Lower School (4-10yrs), Middle School (11-13yrs) and Upper School (14-18yrs). ASP offers the American High School Diploma, Advanced Placement and the International Baccalaureate.

Ecole Maternelle Catholique Bilingue EVEREST
Address: 20 rue Henri Martin
92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 46 08 54 91
Email :
Tuition Rates: 4500€

A real bilingual preschool for children ages 3-6, since 2004. Teaching : 50%in English, 50% in French. Native Mother Tongue English Teachers. Joyful, family like environment. 20 children max per class.

L’école Montessori Bilingue de Levallois/Neuilly
Address: 6 rue Barbes,
92300 Levallois-Perret, France
Tel: +33 7 49 94 83 93
Email :
Tuition Rates: 9 900 euros (children's house) ; 10 900 (todddler)

On the border of Levallois-Perret and Neuilly-sur-Seine, our international and bilingual nursery school offers an education of excellence to your children!

Marymount International School
Address: 72 Boulevard de la Saussaye
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Tel: 33 1 46 24 10 51
Tuition Rates: €13,850 - 27,550 per year

A Private Catholic International School offering an American curriculum in France. Students from aged 3 to 14 with English language instruction. Marymount also has an individual learning center "ILC" which specializes in helping children with learning disabilities

College International De Fontainebleau
Address: 48 Rue Guérin
77300 Fontainebleau, France
Tel: 33 1 64 22 11 77
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Working within the French State Education system, theyprovide a unique opportunity for children to be educated in both English and French at a native-speaking level. The Section educates pupils from 6 years to 18 years of age. Children follow a curriculum divided between French teaching staff following the French national programme and native English-speaking staff who deliver a curriculum based on the Primary, English and Humanities programmes in Anglophone countries. Achievement is measured against the British National Curriculum. All in-coming students must demonstrate a native proficiency in English prior to admission. Until 3e (14 years of age), new pupils with little or no French can join the Section and are offered personalized help to acquire French upon their arrival. All pupils take the iGCSE English Language exam at the end of 3e and the Literature iGCSE in 2e, culminating in the Option International Baccalaureate (OIB).

Section Internationale La Celle St Cloud-Noisy le Roi
Address: 30 Avenue de Circourt
78170 La Celle Saint Cloud.
Tel: 33 7 77 70 34 37
Tuition Rates: please visit our website

Bilingual, bicultural education from Primary to Lycée in the leafy suburbs west of Paris. The Section Internationale is a non-for-profit association, run by parent volunteers and a small administrative staff, allowing them to offer high-quality education at accessible school fees. Taught by qualified, native English-speaking teachers, their programmes from CP-Terminale are officially recognised by the French Ministry of Education and are integrated into French public schools. They also offer a 3-hour programme on Wednesdays for children aged 5-10 years.

Lycee international de Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Address: 2 Rue du Fer à Cheval
78100 Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Tel: 33 1 39 10 94 11
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A primaire and lycée, the school provides French national curriculum. he school welcomes students who master French and other languages. The principle of the Lycée is that students who speak French must be bilingual when they enter whereas international students who speak a foreign tongue will grow to become bilingual with the teaching of the French language. Fluency in French is not required for admissions. There is a special French immersion program for non-French speakers.

Malherbe International School (MIS)
Address: 19 Rue du 11 Novembre 1918
78110 Vésinet, France
Tel: 33 1 39 76 47 37
Tuition Rates: standard tuition: 17,900-24,500 euros
reduced tuition: 12,000-17,00 euros

The curriculum incorporates the British National Curriculum, the French pedagogic directives and American guidelines. Instruction is in English for this pre-school and primary. Their middle school (11-15 year olds) is a bilingual program following the English National Curriculum with five hours/week in French (French language and literature, History and Geography). They principal@malherbe-school.comprovide a tailored program to fit each students' need, encouraging inquisitiveness and well-being.

Forest International School (FIS)
Address: 28 Chemin du Tour du Mur d'Echelle
78750 Mareil-Marly, France
Tel: 33 (0)1 39 16 87 35
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Private education in English for students from 2-11 years olds in a multicultural and friendly community. Offers a combination of the International Primary Curriculum and the English National Curriculum with daily French classes. The classes have a low student-teacher ratio and a child-centred programme.

Lennen Bilingual School
Preschool Address: 65 quai d'Orsay
75007 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (0) 1 47 05 66 55
Kindergarten Address: 145 rue Saint Dominique
75007 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (0) 1 53 59 90 73
Primary School Address: 176 rue de Grenelle
75007 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (0) 1 44 42 99 00
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Provides a bilingual curriculum for students ages two and a half through 11 years old. Students are exposed to both French and English and study though the Primary grades half day in French, half day in English. The Lennen Bilingual School has three locations.

L'Ermitage International School
Upper School, International Studies Office Address: 46 avenue Eglé,
78600 Maisons-Laffitte
Tel: 33 (0)1 39 62 80 62
Upper School, Lycée Address: 18 rue des Côtes,
78600 Maisons-Laffitte
Tel: 33 (0)1 39 62 04 81
Middle School Address: 24 avenue Eglé
78600 Maisons-Laffitte
Tel: 33 (0)1 39 62 79 80
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A bilingual (French/English) primary and secondary school with a boarding section. The school offers French and British diplomas such as Baccalauréat, pre-IB IGCSE and Cambridge International A levels.

Notre-Dame International High School (NDIHS)
Address: 106, Grande-Rue
F-78480 Verneuil-sur-Seine, France
Tel: 33-9-70-40-79-22
Tuition Rates: €13,500 - 21,000 per year

Notre-Dame International High School's curriculum is based on American curriculum, developed at St Paul Preparatory School in the USA. Students are accepted from Grade 9 to 12. Instruction is in English, leading to an American high school diploma. In addition to American curriculum, the school offers a French language and culture program. Boarding and host families are available.

Collège Marcel Roby - American Section
Address: 2bis rue du Fer à Cheval
78100 St Germain en Laye, France
Tel: 33 (0)1
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The student population is comprised of children from both the American and Spanish Sections, as well as children from the local neighborhood.

Lycée-collège Edouard Branly
Address: 8, rue Baüyn de Perreuse
94130 Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Tel: 01 48 73 22 12
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

This French school offers an English international section. Classes are available for 6th to the Terminal. This section is intended for bilingual students belonging to English-speaking families, but also to students who had the opportunity to stay in an English speaking country as well as students with excellent English skills. Students are able to complete the International Baccalaureate Option.

Institut Notre-Dame
Collège Lycée Address: 24 Rue Alexandre Guilmant
Meudon, France
Tel: 33 1 46 90 00 20
Maternelle - Primaire - Collège Address: 18, rue de la République
92190 Meudon, France
Tel: 01 41 14 34 56
Maternelle - Primaire Address: 19, rue Louis Blanc
92190 Meudon, France
Tel: 01 45 34 23 70
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

This Catholic school has 3 campuses. The Bilingual English section prepares for Cambridge First Certificate in 3ème and Cambridge Proficiency Certificate in terminate. The primary school English programme caters for beginners and bilingual children. In the secondary school, the Bilingual English Section takes classes in English language, literature and history for up to six hours a week with English-speaking teachers.

Rainbow School Paris
Address: 7 avenue de Charlebourg 92250 La Garenne Colombes
Tel: (33) 1 43 33 00 07
Annual Tuition Rates: 8 100€ to 9 900€

They receive children approximately 90 children from twenty different nationalities. With average class sizes of 15 students, each child receives attention to help them realize their potential. They provide a curriculum in English and French. In nursery school, teaching is 80% in English and 20% in French. Then from primary school, teaching is 50% in English and 50% in French.

Ecole Bilingue Maria Montessori
Address: 5a – 5b rue Antoine Richard – 78000 Versailles
Tel: (33) (0) 6 63 14 70 00
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The school welcomes children from 2 - 11 years of age and proposes the Montessori Method set in the bilingual context of French and English. Extremely accessible, the school is within 20 minutes of Paris's financial hub, La Défense, Vélizy-Villacoublay and HEC campus.

École Holisée
Address: 34 Rue de la Croix de Fer, 78100 Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Tel: (33) (0) 6 31 71 10 92
Tuition Rates: 0 to 6 500€ annual tuition

The multi-age primary school École Holisée was created to give children (4 to 8 yrs old) the freedom to realize their potential via activities that promote self-confidence, initiative and cooperation. Inspired by the Montessori and Freinet methods, their approach aims to guide curious, motivated, free-thinking individuals towards a rewarding and fulfilling future. The adult provides a stimulating and flexible classroom environment to nurture the child's joy of learning.

German Schools in Paris

Ecole élémentaire franco-allemande Primel
Address: 42 rue de Lagny
75020 Paris, France
Tel: 33 [0] 6 70 63 76 55
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The Franco-German elementary school Primel offers to children a good command of German at the end of a kindergarten curriculum that allows them to develop their French-German bilingualism. The teaching is provided in a balanced way in both languages. The supervision of children outside school hours is done by German speakers.

Internationale Deutsche Schule Paris (iDSP)
Address: 18 rue Pasteur
F-92210 Saint-Cloud
Tel: (33) 1 46 02 85 68Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The Ecole Allemande Internationale de Paris is a German language school for students aged 4-18. All materials used in the school curricula are approved through the Federal-State Committee for School Education Abroad (BLASchA), a subcommittee of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of the Federal Republic of Germany (KMK).

International Sections of Sevres (SIS Chaville-Sèvres)
Address: 1 parvis Charles de Gaulle
92310 Sèvres, France
Tel: 33 [0]1 72 77 70 40
Tuition Rates: €2,065 - 2,110 per year

Sections Internationales de Sèvres include bilingual French-English or French-German departments. The program caters to all grades of primary and secondary school (kindergarten/year 1 through 12th grade/year 13). SIS students are divided into groups depending on which exam they are working towards: Bac OIB, Cambridge or DSD.

Iraqi School in Paris

Ecole Irakienne Paris
Address: 12 Rue Eugène Delacroix
75116 Paris, France
Tel: 33 1 45 04 22 43
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

This bilingual (French/Arabic) aimed primarily at safeguarding Islamic values and the Arabic language. Children are accepted beginning at age four to college. Courses are taught in Arabic in all subjects, with some foreign languages taught such as French and English.

Italian School in Paris

Istituto Statle Italiano
Address: 3 bis, avenue de Villars
75007 Paris, France
Tel: 01 45513309
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The Italian school of Paris offers Italian language instruction and curriculum.

Japanese School in Paris

Ecole Japonaise
Address: 24 Rue des Bergers
Paris, France
Tel: 33 6 86 84 80 50
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Bilingual (French/Japanese) kindergarten to College classes. Instruction is in Japanese.

Polish School in Paris

Ecole Polonaise
Address: 15 Rue Lamandé
75017 Paris, France
Tel: 33 1 42 28 66 38
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

This school caters to the large Polish community. It is a subsidiary of the Polish School named after Adam Mickiewicz from the Polish Embassy in Paris. Primary school up to college.

Russian School in Paris

Ecole Russe
Address: 40 blvd Lannes
75016 Paris, France
Tel: 33 01 45 04 05 50
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A Russian school with instruction in Russian.

Spanish Schools in Paris

Collège Féderico Garcia Lorca
Address: 6-8 Cité des Francs Moisins
93200 Saint-Denis, France
Tel: 33 1 48 27 76 60
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Bilingual (French/Spanish) school where students can follow the cycles of "Educación Infantil" (Nursery School) and "Educación Primaria" (Primary School) of the Spanish educational system. The curriculum is approved by the Ministry of Education of Spain.

Lycée Espagnol Paris
Address: 38 Boulevard Victor Hugo
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Tel: 33 1 41 34 36 20
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Spanish language school offering secondary education.

Swedish School in Paris

Ecole Suédoise de Paris
Address: 9, rue Médéric
75017 Paris, Frankrike
Tel: 33 146 22 31 05
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A Swedish International School also known as Svenska skolan i Paris with Swedish instruction. Pre-school to secondary classes are offered.