Notre Dame International Hight School

Notre Dame
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Notre-Dame International High School Paris, an American international school

Venez étudier à Paris, France et devenez l'un de nos élèves!

Bienvenue à Notre-Dame International High School, votre internat international à Paris!

L'établissement français privé sous contrat, Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux, situé à Verneuil-sur-Seine, dans les Yvelines, à proximité de Paris (France), vous accueille au sein de son cursus international, Notre-Dame International High School.

Ce cursus international a pour vocation d'offrir à de jeunes élèves du monde entier la possibilité de suivre un enseignement secondaire bilingue de préparation à l'enseignement supérieur (classe 9 à 12 du système scolaire américain). Il offre  une opportunité unique à nos élèves non francophones d'apprendre la langue et la culture française tout en suivant un cursus anglophone.

L'école dispose d'un internat et propose également des immersions en familles françaises.

Nous vous invitons à visiter notre école en France et à découvrir les opportunités offertes par ce cursus international!

Come to study in Paris, France and become one of our students! 

elcome to Notre-Dame International High School, your American international boarding school in Paris!

Notre-Dame International High School is a private American school managed by the Dean of Notre-Dame “Les Oiseaux”, a French private school located in Verneuil-sur-Seine, in the Yvelines, close to Paris (France). 

Our American international school provides bilingual, college preparatory academics to students in grades 9 through 12 and is made up of international students from all over the world. The school introduces an exciting opportunity for non-French speakers to learn the French language and culture while attending an American curriculum held in English. 

Notre-Dame International High School is an American international boarding school in Paris, but also offers French homestays for further French cultural immersion.

We invite you to visit our school in France and see the great potential which exists in the world’s future international community!

Introduction by Mr Zicari, school headmaster of Notre-Dame International High School

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Congratulations to our student who has been admitted at the Wharton School at UPenn. This is consistently rated among the top 3 business schools in the US alongside Stanford and Harvard. She has also been awarded an excellent financial aid package so will be attending Wharton in the fall 2014. Good job!

Notre-Dame International High School students were accepted to the following Colleges and Universities:

2011 Grads
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajará, Tabasco, (Mexico)
Faculty of Philosophy, Novi Sad (Serbia)
Canisius College
SUNY Fredonia

2012 Grads
Penn State University - Abington/University Park
Arizona State University
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
American University of Beirut
Fordham University
Eugene Lang
Marymount Manhattan College
Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus)
University of Sheffield's Law School
LSBF (London School of Business and Finance)
Regent American College London (member of the Webster University network)
Hult University of Business
Ekonomski fakultet – Zagreb (Croatia)

2013 Grads
Russian State Medical University
University of S. Florida
Barry University
Santa Barbara University
San Diego University
University of Florida
European University of Barcelona
Caucasus Business School of Georgia
Free University of Georgia
Tbilisi Teaching University
University of St Thomas
Atelier Hourde annee préparatoire aux écoles de création
Savannah College of Art and Design
Parsons Paris- the New School for Design
Penn State Erie
University of California at Santa Cruz
Hult International Business School London
San Jose State University
University of Colorado
Kings College London
Kaplan International College London

Texas A&M University
UPenn- Wharton School of Business
 The National Security Language Initiative for Youth    
 (NSLI-Y) program, sponsored by the US State Department
Chicago Institute of Art
School Of Visual Arts NYC
Parsons New York
SUNY Ferdonia
Canisius College
Buffalo State College
Elena- UK
Faculty of Law-University of Belgrade

American University of Paris
Colorado State
Drew University
Franklin and Marshall
International Fashion Academy
Lewis and Clark
MGIMO University Moscow
University of Arizona
University of California-Davis
University of California-Santa Cruz
University of East Anglia
University of San Francisco
Washington and Jefferson

One of our students will also go to China with The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program, sponsored by the US State Department. Congratulations!


- Graduation opportunities after completion of the US High School curriculum
- Individualized learning through small sized classes
- Strong Science, Mathematics, English, Arts and French course offerings
- Support and supervision of the Nacel International School System’s network and opportunities to experience several campuses abroad
- Long tradition of excellent education and community spirit of the French partner school
- Bi-cultural and Bi-lingual school staff
- French language support classes and opportunity to study French from Beginner level
- Development of critical thinking skills and intercultural learning
- Real international student body (so far 20 citizenships represented at school)
- Proximity to Paris city center (35 minutes by train) and opportunities to discover Paris and France sightseeing’s as well as the French and the European culture
- Safe residential area and exclusive surroundings
- Beautiful green and wooded campus
- Efficient and comfortable mix of historical buildings and modern facilities
- Excellent science and computer labs, up to date science instruments
- Supervised and modernized boarding quarters
- Placement in local French host families for students with the required French skills
- Excellent catering facilities on campus
- Various extracurricular clubs and activities available on and off campus


Notre-Dame International High School in Paris, France (NDIHS) was established in 2010 and is part of the Nacel International School System (NISS) community of schools.  Nacel has school locations in the United States, China, South Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, Poland, and France. 

As part of the Nacel International School System, Notre-Dame International High School Paris introduces an exciting opportunity for students to live and learn in France. This bilingual school is located on the campus of Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux, a prestigious French high school with a long history of excellence in the very competitive French private school system.  NDIHS is privileged to be part of Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux, providing enhanced academic, cutlural enrichment, and extra-curricular opportunities to our students. Notre-Dame International High School is one of the few international boarding schools in France.

Notre-Dame International High School’s (NDIHS) curriculum is based on a tried-and-true American curriculum which has been developed at St Paul Preparatory School (SPP), a USA high school accredited through Ad-vanced, and the model school of the Nacel International School System.

NDIHS allows international students to learn the French language and culture while attending American courses administered in English. The US curriculum covers the following subject areas: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, Language Arts, French; the French curriculum (Arts, Music and Physical Education) is taught by French teachers from our French sister school, Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux. The program is completed by a program called Academic Advisement. After successful studies on our program, students will graduate with a US high school diploma, while being conversant in 2 cultures – the French and the American one!


Applications for the next intake are now open!

Contact us to study at Notre-Dame International High School!