École Jeannine Manuel
École Jeannine Manuel
The École Jeannine Manuel is a private day school in Paris, France, founded in 1954 by Jeannine Manuel. École Jeannine Manuel is known for its bilingual (French and English) curriculum. The school also offers instruction in many additional foreign languages, including Chinese, which is mandatory from ages 8 to 10, Spanish, German, Italian and Latin. The school is one of the few in France to offer the International Baccalaureate alongside the Option Internationale du Baccalauréat and the French Baccalauréat. An associated UNESCO school, École Jeannine Manuel is also contractually part of the French national education system. According to the International Baccalaureate ranking, it is one of the best ranked IB schools in France according to IB exam results of May 2004 and onwards.
The main campus consists of several buildings in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, the most important being 70 and 65 rue du Théâtre and 115 avenue Émile Zola. The preschool is located nearby at the Suffren and Dupleix campuses, also in the 15th.
Notable alumni include politicians Tony Blinken Jean-François Copé, actor Gaspard Ulliel and singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg.
Notable parents include former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the Schlumberger family, DJ and producer David Guetta, actors Christian Clavier, Alain Delon, actress Sophia Loren, singers Serge Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin, television producer and host Thierry Ardisson, CEO of TF1 Nonce Paolini, businessmen Arnaud Lagardère, Denis Kessler, and ex-first lady of France Carla Bruni.
Notable faculty include French Minister of Culture and Communication, Frédéric Mitterrand.
The admissions process requires previous academic records, references, and interviews. Jeannine Manuel Scholarships are available for students unable to meet the financial requirements.
École Jeannine Manuel graduates matriculate to a very high academic standard, with an uncommon 100% pass rate for the French Baccalauréat in most years. Many go on to pursue higher education in the United States, United Kingdom, France and many other countries in the world. In recent years many students have been admitted to universities in France, America, Canada, the UK and other European countries.
Ecole Jeannine Manuel in London
In 2015, École Jeannine Manuel opened a new branch on Bedford Square in London (UK). In 2019, the school opened additional premises on Russell Square to house its Upper School (Year 10 - Year 13).  The London branch of the school follows the same curriculum and uses the same teaching methods as its French sister schools.