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Lycée / Collège International Honoré de Balzac
The Only Free International State School in Paris
118 boulevard Bessières - 75017 PARIS
  • Easy to reach by public transport
    (Métro Porte de Clichy line 13, RER C
  • bus lines 31, 54, 66, 74, 138A, 173 and PC)
    (Google Maps)
  • The biggest Lycée in Paris (5 hectares)
  • Over 2,000 students with half in International Sections
  • Outstanding sports facilities : 4 gymnasiums, heated swimming pool, several playing fields and international library
Information on our School
Welcome Book
Balzac International, the parents' association for all of the international sections at our school, has a very informative web site and they have prepared a bilingual welcome book full of information about our school and the extremely active parents' associations at our school.
Admissions & Applications
Applications can be requested by contacting:
Secrétariat des Sections Internationales
Lycée / Collège International Honoré de Balzac
118, boulevard Bessières
75849 PARIS CEDEX 17
Tel: +33 (0) Extension 208
Fax: +33 (0)
Email: sections.internationales@voila.fr
All applications must be received by the Lycée / Collège before MARCH 30th, 2012.
The English entrance exams (written and oral) will take place at our school on MAY 11th, 2012.
French Baccalauréat + Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)
OIB Brochure
Students in our section sit the French Baccalauréat with the British International Option (OIB). For more information:
British Section Bac Results
2011: 94% overall pass
70% with a distinction (mention)
2010: 100% overall pass
67% with a distinction (mention)
2009: 100% overall pass
71% with a distinction (mention)
2008: 96% overall pass
66% with a distinction (mention)
2007: 96% overall pass
75% with a distinction (mention)
Half of our graduating students go to foreign universities
UK University of Oxford, University of Edinburgh, Imperial College London, University College London, King's College London, University of Warwick, University of York, University of Manchester, ...
North America McGill, Columbia University, Kent State University, UC Berkeley University, Boston University, ...
France Sciences-Politiques, HEC, ...
Public Speaking Contest
International Sections Open House
International Meal
End of Year International Market
High School Dance (Prom)
Paris Dix Sept
Our school is the main article in the March, 2009 issue of Paris Dix Sept magazine.
Questions de generation
Our school is the school chosen by France 4 for their monthly television show Questions de génération.
RFI Radio presented our school, and our International Sections, on their "Chronique des Français de l'étranger" (Listen to MP3 file in French) programme.
Annick Lepetit
Annick Lepetit wrote about our school in her blog on October 25th, 2008.
Les échos du réseau - Lettre d'information des établissements d'enseignement français à l'étranger.
Cabinet Derek Erb Honoré de Balzac - APESA
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