Location: France, Verneuil-sur-Seine, suburb of Paris
Age of students: 15-18 years old
Programs: studying in 10-12 grades
Number of students: about 3000 people
Fondation year: 1929, New Office was open in 2010
Type of education: joint
Accommodation: boarding house - from 16 years, family - from 15 years
Price: from 12000 euros per semester full board
Ranking: 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 in 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 work 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 art, music, physical culture. Special program of secondary education FB is offered by the partner of the educational institution on the campus where it is located.
Education at Notre Dame International High School allows students to qualitatively prepare for admission to American and French universities. At school, students learn not only academic literacy, they are motivated to achieve high goals, 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, students are accommodated on a full board basis. They are provided with furnished comfortable 1-2-bed rooms, complex meals, possibility of full immersion in French cultural environment.
The residence can accommodate 5 or 7 days a week in full board. In the first case, the weekend students spend in the host family. Meals for those living in the residence are provided with a comprehensive (three meals a day). Rooms in the residence are double.
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 creative development. 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.
Studying period: September - June. Deadline for submission to school - May 15th.
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.