The Lycée Albert 1er de Monaco is a public high school for pupils in Seconde (Year 11) to Terminale (Year 13) teaching the French national curriculum with an additional British section for international pupils in Monaco.
The Lycée Albert 1er (Albert 1st of Monaco High School) was founded in 1910 as a secular school among a plethora of religious schools in the region. The school currently has a staff of 100 catering to a student population of over 750 pupils.
The school offers the three general baccalaureate options within the French system, ES (Economic and Social Sciences), L (Literature) and S (Sciences). Pupils also have the opportunity to study in the international, European or traditional English sections, working towards an IOB (International Option Baccalaureate) following one of the above options. The school also has a careers guidance departments to help students further their education. A counsellor specifically dedicated to universities in the UK and the US is also present at the school for its international student body.
Many members of the Monaco royal family and key politicians in Monaco have attended the school. It is one of the most prestigious schools in the region, with a library containing important historical documents, such as an original copy of the Encyclopédie of Diderot dating to the 18th century.
Admissions information can be found on the school’s government-run website, in French and English.
The school’s admissions page (Inscriptions) is in French only.
The school is located in Monaco-Ville on the Rock of Monaco.
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4 place de la Visitation, 98000, Monaco / +377 98 98 44 00 / www.lycee-albert1er.gouv.mc/en