The recently renovated and renovated public school Lycée Saint Joseph is located in the small town of Oloron Sainte Marie (population of approximately 12 thousand people). This cozy, charming little town near the Spanish border, next to the Pyrenees mountains, which makes it quite a busy center of tourism and skiing.
Lycée Saint Joseph accepts both French citizens and foreigners (aged 15 and over) for the program of the senior classes (10-12 years). All children (up to 300 people) study together: so foreign students can quickly develop knowledge of French, and overall progress becomes faster. The pupils are brought up valuable social qualities: responsibility, mutual respect and tolerance, independence, ability to defend their point of view. Students constantly interact with each other while working on various projects, research, major works: it helps to learn how to work with representatives of any nationality, to prepare for life in a single international community. Graduates of the school are active and responsible citizens, real cosmopolitans successfully building an international career.
The high school in France is divided into two levels: