Location: France, Verneuil-sur-Seine, suburb of Paris
Age: 15-18 years
Programs: 9-12 classes
Number of students: about 3000
Year established: 1929, New Office open in 2010
Type of study: joint
Accommodation: boarding house - from 16 years, family - from 15 years
Price: from 12000 euros per semester full board
Rating: prestigious boarding school, one of the few in France where American and French secondary education programs are offered
Notre Dame International High School is a private American high school with an impeccable reputation. The private school of Notre Dame is located 38 kilometers from the center of Paris. The school is located on the campus of the educational institution Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux in the resident village of Verneuil-sur-Seine.
American and French specialists teach at the school. The first read disciplines from the subject groups of linguistics (English), the exact sciences (mathematics), social studies, natural sciences, ESL. French teachers teach students the school of art, music, physical culture. The special program of secondary education FB is offered by the partner of the educational institution on the campus of which it is located.
Education at Notre Dame International High School allows schoolchildren to qualitatively prepare for admission to American and French universities. At school, children learn not only academic literacy, they are motivated to achieve achievements, they bring up love for knowledge, responsibility and develop important social skills.
The program for obtaining a High School Diploma involves the following courses: 999.2 999.3 999.4 999.5 English, Chemistry, physics, biology, land tenure), sociology or history - 4 years of study;
In addition, public works are an obligatory component of the program. The number of hours is determined separately for students of each course.
In-depth study of subjects. Students who have decided on the direction of higher education are offered a special academic program Advanced Placement. Its features are increased subject load, classes in mini-groups. Advanced Placement allows students to study world history, statistics, chemistry, biology, mathematical analysis, English, Chinese, and Spanish. The program promotes the increase of the student's rating at admission to the university. In most American universities, estimates for this course are taken into account.
In NDIHS, foreign students are offered two options for accommodation: in the host family and in the residence. In families, children are accommodated on a full board basis. They are provided with furnished comfortable 1-2-bed rooms, complex meals, the possibility of a full immersion in the French cultural environment.
The residence can accommodate 5 or 7 days a week in full board. In the first case, the weekend children spend in the host family. Meals for those living in the residence are provided with a comprehensive (three meals a day).
Notre Dame International High School has all the infrastructure necessary for providing quality educational services. The school has modern auditoriums, scientific, computer, linguistic laboratories, an assembly hall, a sports complex and outdoor grounds, a football field, a tennis court, a fitness room. Also, the school created all the conditions for the creative development of children. Here there are dance, theater, art studios.
There are several recreation areas on the territory of the school. One of the best is a 13 hectare park. It is open for students 7 days a week.
The study period: September - June. Deadline for submission to school - June 15.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.