We welcome an open-minded community where people from diverse cultures, lifestyles and citizenships live and study together. Notre-Dame International High School is one of the few international boarding schools in Europe.
Notre-Dame International High School welcomes day students but is also a weekly (5 days a week) and permanent (7 days a week) boarding school in France.
Your home away from home: international students whose parents do not live in Paris or France are offered the below housing options, depending on their preferences and age at the beginning of a semester:
Notre-Dame International High School is one of the few international boarding schools in France. Welcoming about 100 French and international students every year at our on-campus boarding house, we offer 15 yo+ international students to live on campus. Boarding accommodation can be offered:
Students receive full board during the week:
Boarding accommodation is not provided during school holidays (Fall, Christmas, Winter and Spring holidays, 2 weeks each). During school holidays, students may:
The dorm building mainly offers double rooms, with shared bathrooms.
There is Internet available in all the dorms, however all students are expected to have their lights and computers off by 11pm. Boarders can use:
Students who play a musical instrument may have the opportunity for individual lessons with a private music teacher (extra cost, please check the extracurricular activities).
Dorm Schedule (Sunday evening-Friday morning)*
Download an information about dormitory life.
Facilities offered in our permanent boarding school in France
As a full time permanent boarding school in France, we provide international boarders, who do not have relatives in Paris, with various options for weekend housing. The choice should be made by parents based on their child's age and maturity, as well as based on the student's personal preferences.
IMPORTANT: 7 day boarding is only available to 15+ students. Students enrolled for 7 day boarding must be very committed academically. There is a mandatory study time on Sunday afternoons at the dorm and students are also encouraged to use their free time on weekends to explore Paris cultural and historical attractions.
Weekly laundry service is provided to 7 day boarders at this permanent boarding school in France. Students made video about the weekends experience at the dorms.
Weekend Homestay (mandatory for 15 YO+ students): Students move to their host family to spend the weekend with them (from Friday afternoon to Sunday after dinner or Monday morning) and share their everyday life. Students should expect to spend their evenings and weekends with their host family. Outings may be allowed on Saturdays and/or Sundays, during day time.
Students receive full board.
Housing is not included during school holidays (Fall, Christmas, Winter and Spring holidays, 2 weeks each). Consult the weekend dorm handbook.
Consult our Homestay Handbook.
Weekend Boarding accommodation (from 15 YO+): Notre-Dame International High School is a permanent boarding school in France: students may be hosted at the dorms on Saturdays and Sundays, excluding school holidays (Fall, Christmas, Winter and Spring holidays, 2 weeks each). Students receive half board on weekends (Breakfast and hot dinner). This accommodation arrangements are only offered to full year students.
Lunches are bought by students themselves during their free time. Unsupervised free time in Paris is arranged on Saturdays.
Unsupervised evening and night outings are not allowed (see Travel Policy).
Various supervised activities may be offered on Friday and Saturday evenings on or off the campus, including in Paris city center.
Read our information about the Weekend dorm rules and routine!
The following students should be encouraged to register for the full time homestay accommodation:
The best way to immerse in the French culture and "art de vivre"!
Our carefully selected host families live in and around Verneuil, as well as in neighboring areas. They apply to welcome an international student in their home in the hope to make international friendships. They share their everyday life, care, language and culture with a student who becomes a new member of the family.Students should expect to spend their evenings and weekends with their host family. Outings may be allowed on Saturdays, during day time. Student's goal should be to immerse in the host family life as much as possible.Our full time host families welcome students from Monday to Sunday, including bank holidays and school holidays, with full board. Consult our Homestay Handbook.
Consult us to choose the most suitable accommodation for you at this day and boarding school in France.
16, 17, 18
5 Day-Boarding + Weekend Homestay
7-Day Boarding (Permanent boarding)