The town hall in École
|Intercommunality||Grand Besançon Métropole|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Yves Guyen|
|3.22 km2 (1.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||283–383 m (928–1,257 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The town, located north of Besançon, is crossed by the National Road 57. It is part of Besançon. The toll of the "Besançon North" exit of the A36 motorway is located in the village of Ecole-Valentin. A major shopping area is located in the town of Ecole-Valentin (as well as the neighboring towns of Miserey-Salines and Châtillon-le-Duc).
- Fountain below the village, called St. George fountain, dating from 1630, located on the ancient Roman paved road linking Besançon Vesoul, where the animals could drink.
- Church of St. George: 1892/83
- Castle built from 1557 to 1559 by the Commander of the Order of the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, Claude Buffet.
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