Ermitage International School of France

February 5, 2024 | France, Paris, Paris education, Schools Paris

Ermitage International School

Opened in 1941, Ermitage International School is a day and boarding school that offers bilingual education for more than 1,500 students ranging from pre-K to High School (ages 3-18).

Located in Maisons-Laffitte, just 20 km from Paris, the school provides a safe and verdant learning environment on a historic campus. Ermitage provides international diploma options, including the International Baccalaureate (IB MYP & DP) and the French Baccalaureate with the “Option Internationale” (BFI). The school also proposes two additional programmes dedicated to equestrian lovers. 

This stunning, historic environment gives our community of 80 nationalities a safe and beautiful place to explore, study, socialise, and flourish. Focused on the principles of internationalism and leadership, students are encouraged from a young age to participate in global exchanges and service projects. The school has a strong academic record with excellent academic results. 

Ermitage: Student and Parent Voices 

“We value the open, progressive and international culture; the friendly atmosphere; the quality of the teachers and the overall education”. – Ermitage Parents

“The school has a relaxed laid-back atmosphere. I love the old buildings, greenery and authentic, old-fashioned feel. Small class sizes mean that everyone knows each other.” – Ermitage Student

“The admissions process is very smooth and the team is very responsive and caring.” – Ermitage Parents


Ermitage School Fees for the 2023-2024 academic year for French Bilingual Programmes and IB Programmes are now available online. Please fill out an inquiry form on the school’s website to receive more information.


Ermitage International School of France offers a wide range of programmes from pre-K to secondary school, which vary in their language of instruction, pedagogy and tuition. Pupils are allowed to change study paths during their time at Ermitage, but the school asks that parents compare their academic programmes and receive guidance in choosing the right path for your child. An overview of the admissions process and comparison of programs can be found here.


The school is located in the historic town of Maisons-Laffitte, 20 km from Paris.

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Contact Details:

46 avenue Eglé, Maisons-Laffitte 78600, France
Pre-K & Primary +33 (0)1 39 62 03 72
Collège +33 (0)1 39 62 79 80
Lycée +33 (0)1 39 62 04 81
IB MYP & IB DP +33 (0)1 39 62 81 75


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