Marie Curie High School

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F building block, the newest block of the school.

Marie Curie High School (French: Lycée Marie Curie, Vietnamese: Trường Trung học Phổ thông Marie Curie) is a public high school in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Established in 1918 and named after the Nobel prize-winning scientist Marie Curie by the French colonial government, it remains the sole high school in Saigon that still bears its original name.

The entrance
Design of Marie Curie high school
Biography of Marie Curie in Vietnamese

Founded in 1918 as an all-girls school, it began accepting boys in 1970. In 1997, it was turned into a semi-public high school. In the recent past, it was one of the largest high schools in Vietnam, with around 5000 students in regular attendance. In 2007, it became a public high school.

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