Notre-Dame International High School is an international boarding school in Europe. How to apply to study in our international school in Paris Greater Area? Follow the steps.
Rolling admission policy: we currently consider applicants for the school year 2023/2024. Visa students must apply at the very latest 4 months before school starts. We advise early applications.
The school welcomes international students capable of following a program with the language of instruction being English in:
Age requirement: Students from 14/15 to 18 years old may be admitted to study at Notre-Dame International High School.
Notre-Dame International High School is a unique program that offers students a rare opportunity to interact with students from around the world in a college-preparatory setting. We feel strongly that young people are better prepared for their future careers by learning to succeed in a diverse environment. As an international school in Paris Greater Area, our American school is perfect for students:
Applicants to our international school in Paris Greater Area:
The school reserves the right to reject an application that we feel does not meet the criteria for admission that we have set.
Each applicant must be made aware of the following:
Notre-Dame International High School offers the chance to any prospective applicant to come to school and spend some hours with our students as a shadowing student. Parents and children will also be able to meet with the School Principal or Teachers.
Contact us via our contact form to arrange your visit.
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Placement decisions are made by the administration and are based on a number of factors that may include:
Students are placed in classes that are appropriate for their skill level, curriculum and interests.
All students, including international students who are not planning to graduate from our international school near Paris must be enrolled in a full course of study at all times.
The Headmaster will assess your application and decide on admission. We will send the final response to the parents as soon as the corresponding decision has been taken.
If you are admitted at Notre-Dame International High School, you will receive your Admission Letter and Fee Invoice. Confirm your application while paying your school tuition and accommodation fees.
Download our accommodation options:
If you have a passeport of a country of the European Union, you will not need to apply for a French Student visa.
If you do not have a passeport of a country of the European Union, you will need to apply for a French Student visa. Our Admission Office will assist you with this process.
Learn more about the French Student Visa for Minor Schooled Students.
Arrival for dorm and homestay students is early September 2023 with all students attending orientation on the first day. Chaperoned transfer from/to a Paris airport to/from the international school is arranged on first arrival and last departure only. Group transfers by minibus are usually available on official arrival and departure dates. Transfer via public transportation is used on other days.
Chaperoned transfers for school holidays available on request. Please inquire.
School year 2023/2024
Arrival day for dorm and homestay students: September 3 2023
First Day of School: September 4 2023
Fall holidays: Friday, October 20 after 12:30-Monday, November 6, 8:35
Christmas holidays: Friday, December 22 after 12:30 – Monday, January 8, 8:35
End of the fall semester: January 27 2024
Spring semester arrivals: January 29 2024
Winter holidays: Friday, February 9 after 12:30 – Monday, February 26, 8:35
Spring holidays: Friday, April 5 after 12:30 – Monday, April 22, 8:35
Departure day: June 19 2024
Major school breaks are as follows:
Download the current school calendar!