Collège Stanislas de Paris

Private Catholic school in Paris

The Collège Stanislas also known as Stan, is a highly selective private Catholic school in Paris, located on "Rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs" in the 6th arrondissement. It has more than 3,000 students, from preschool to classes préparatoires (classes to prepare students to enter the elite grandes écoles such as École Polytechnique, CentraleSupélec, ESSEC Business School, ESCP Business School and HEC Paris), and is the largest private school in France.[1] Stanislas is considered one of the most prestigious and elite French schools.[2] The school was ranked first in 2019 for high school.[3]

Collège Stanislas
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Former name
Maison d'éducation de la rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs
Typelocal public Institution (EPLE)

48°50′41″N 2°19′36″E / 48.8448371887207°N 2.3267109394073486°E / 48.8448371887207; 2.3267109394073486

Former studentsEdit

  • Jacques Cousteau, a French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water
  • Anatole France, a French poet, critic, and novelist