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Opened in 1941 in the historic town of Maisons-Laffitte, L'Ermitage is an international day and boarding school, located 14 kilometers outside Paris, with more than 1,000 students ranging from pre-school through Grade 12. Situated in the town of Maisons-Laffitte, just outside Paris.
It is one of the schools in france, known for its great scores "au bac (Baccalauréat)" (a French national test comparable to A-level). French National Brevet Results for the Academic Year 2011-2012 reflect a 100% pass rate, with 89% receiving honors.
Ever since 1941, the school now has over 50 nationalities represented in both the faculty and student body. Languages, such as Chinese, Spanish, German, and Italian are offered throughout the school.
Two diplomas are now offered:
- the French Baccalaureate with an additional “option internationale,” and
- the International Baccalaureate with subjects taught and assessed in English.
The final exams offered at Ermitage are the French baccalauréat, the OIB - Option Internationale du Baccalaureat, the IB (International Baccalaureat) and the Cambridge Diploma Programme. They are also part of Round Square worldwide association of more than 80 schools.