Ecole Active Bilingue
Boulevard Malesherbes 117, 75008, Paris, France
Tel: (+33) 1 45 00 11 57
Fax: (+33) 1 45 01 75 79
National, IB, US, UK curricula
GCE, IGCSE, IB exams.
2250 students, 3-18 yrs.
Ecole Active Bilingue (EaB) is a co-educational elementary and secondary
day school founded in 1954 with a state contract from the French Ministry
Ecole Active Bilingue is an international school which offers an
education in bilingual English first language/French second language
or vice versa to boys and girls of all nationalities.
The international character of the Ecole Active Bilingue is ensured
by a student body in which more than forty nationalities are represented;
the resulting cosmopolitan mix gives the school ample opportunity
to foster tolerance, fraternity and understanding of different cultures
in a spirit of harmony and co-operation.
Ecole Active Bilingue is accredited by the Fulbright Commission
(Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange), the British
examining boards of Cambridge, London, and Oxford, and by the International
The The British and American Section of the Ecole Active Bilingue.
provides an American and/or British education for international
students living in Paris. They sit for international 'O' level and
IGCSE and progress to the new Curriculum 2000 AS/A2 syllabus (Advanced
Level). The IB programme is also offered.
The adaptation section enables non-French students to make a transition
to the French system, which leads to the final year (Terminale)
and the French Baccalareéat with European Endorsement or
the International Option (OIB). In the High School, the goal of
all programmes is the same essentially to prepare students to enter
American, British or French universities or those of other countries
which recognize the secondary exams and diplomas.
The Ecole Active Bilingue emphasizes the study of languages, the
integration of students from many different countries, and the development
of an international, cross-cultural viewpoint.
Admission to Ecole Active Bilingue is based upon an individual
interview, the evaluation of references from the previous school
(s), and entrance tests.
The Ecole Active Bilingue is located in the centre of Paris, on
the Right Bank, within 10 minutes' walking distance from the Arc
de Triomphe (Charles de Gaulle, Etoile).