Lycée Français de Madrid is a French international school. It serves levels maternelle until lycée. It is directly operated by the Agency for French Education Abroad.
The Lycée Français de Madrid teaches the French national curriculum for pupils aged 3-18. The school uses French as the language of tuition, but offers strong English and Spanish-language teaching.
The school also offers advice and guidance for pupils wishing to apply to universities in Spain. Parents can find curriculum and tuition information on the school’s website, which is in French and Spanish only.
The school was established in 1885 and as of 2012 it is the world’s largest French international school with over 4,000 students.
The schools has a number of notable alumni, including actors, Spanish politicians and economists. The children of French international football player Zinedine Zidane also attended the school.
The French School of Madrid is based in the northeast Hortaleza district of Madrid, near the Esperanza and Arturo Soria metro stations. The school is a 20 minute drive from the city centre.
The school also has a Saint-Exupéry campus in La Moraleja, Alcobendas. This campus is a 30-minute drive to the north of Madrid.
The Conde de Orgaz campus was designed by Spanish architect Alfredo Rodriguez Orgaz and two French architects, Pierre Sonrel and Jean Duthilleul. The Conde de Orgaz campus has five libraries, a theatre, athletic facilities, and computer rooms.
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