The International School of Lyon

January 16, 2020 | Education Listings, France, Lyon education, Schools Lyon

The International School of Lyon (ISL) is a private, bilingual IB World School for students from age 3 to the end of high school.


The International School of Lyon was founded in 2004 by a group of local multinational companies to offer the children of expatriate families based in Lyon an English language international education with access to globally recognised qualifications.

ISL is an IBO ‘World School’, fully authorised to deliver the IB Diploma Programme and the IB Primary Years Programme. Pupils in grades 9-10 work towards IGCSEs, followed by the International Baccalaureat Diploma in grades 11 and 12.


School fees range from 8,298 to 18,212 euros annually. For a full overview of extra services and school fees per school year click here.


The school is non-selective, and its full admissions policy can be read here. The admissions process can be started online by filling out the Online Application Form. 


The school is based in the town of Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, just outside the city of Lyon on the other side of the river Sâone river. The school is a 15-minute drive from the city centre.

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Contact Details:

80 Chemin du Grand Roule, 69110,  Sainte Foy-Lès-Lyon / +33 (0)4 78 86 61 90 /

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