Agency for the Teaching of French abroad (AEFE)
The Lycée International de Houston is accredited by the French Ministry of Education and is part of the network of the Agency for French Education Aboard (AEFE). The Lycée International de Houston is inspected regularly by representatives of the French Ministry of Education for adherence to the French curriculum and educational practices. This allows our students to transfer easily into any French school and universities in France or any other country throughout the world.
The Agency for French Education Aboard is a network of over 500 primary, middle and high schools in 130 countries offering programs that meet the standards of the French Ministry of Education, ensuring on-grade transfers to French-affiliated schools worldwide.
AEFE member schools embrace the universal values of tolerance, humanism, equal opportunity, intellectual curiosity, and critical thinking.
International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP)
Lycée International de Houston is authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. The International Baccalaureate World Schools are regarded as the gold standard of education around the world, the IB Diploma Program is offered in 138 countries. It is recognized by the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world, including Harvard and MIT.
Embracing academic challenges for lifelong success. The Diploma Program (DP) is offered to upperclassmen within two years of study: Grades 11 and 12. This is an academically challenging program pursued by students who are preparing for success within a university setting and beyond. DP coursework addresses the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being of our students at a rigorous level of study. Full Diploma Program students agree to test in six subject areas (English, World Languages, Humanities, Sciences, Mathematics, and Arts) and their successful completion of IB exams with a passing score can lead to college credits in a given subject.
For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org.