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Lycée Edgar-Poe

Private secondary school located in Paris

Coordinates: 48°52′14″N 2°20′53″E / 48.87056°N 2.34806°E / 48.87056; 2.34806

Lycée Edgar-Poe
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Type Independent
Established 1965
Director Evelyne Clinet
Campus Urban

The Lycée Edgar-Poe is a private secondary school in Paris. It is named after the American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849).

Its motto is L’intéret pour l’élève développe l’intérêt de l’élève ('"The interest for the student develops the student's interest"). It director is Mrs Evelyne Clinet.[1] In 2011, its is the first secondary school of Paris and of the Île-de-France region[2] considering the results at the Baccalauréat.[3]


The Lycée Edgar-Poe has been created in 1965 under the name Cours Edgar-Poe and has been recognized by the French State the 26th of February 1980.

Famous alumniEdit

  • Olivier Caudron (born in 1955), singer.
  • François Ravard (born in 1957), French record and film producer.


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