WEP International Programs

High School programs • Family Stay • Teacher Assistant & more!

Private High Schools Program
High School Flex  •  Private Schools

  • Age: min.14 max. 18 years old upon arrival
  • Duration: 1 academic year, 1 academic semester, 1 term (12 weeks)
  • Arrival: end of August or beginning of January
  • Accommodation: host family (volunteer or compensated)
  • Language: French

Our private schools

WEP offers 4 different private schools in attractive areas of France. Scroll down to discover the details of each one.

Thérèse d'Avilla School

Centrally situated in Lille city centre, with easy access to public transport (bus and metro), this private catholic school welcomes 640 students. They offer top-rank teaching and great educational team dedicated to the students. During free time and lunch time, there is a sport club - judo, volleyball, table tennis, futsal…

Why do students choose this school?
The school is well known for welcoming the best and most studious students in the Lille area. Academic success is very high there.

Lycée Thérèse d'Avilla in Lille
Salon de Provence
Viala Lacoste School

Located in a French picturesque and sunny region - Salon de Provence is 50 km from Marseille and 75 km from Nîmes. It is 45 minutes drive to the seaside (Mediterranean Coast). This private catholic school was founded in 1887 and has 625 students. Students may choose between a wide range of foreign languages : English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Latin and ancient Greek.

Why do students choose this school?
To be sure to get as much sun as possible during the program and enjoy the city.

Lycée Viala Lacoste in Salon de Provence
Salon de Provence
Jeanne d'Arc School

Ideally located in central Tarbes, in south western France, with easy access to public transport, the school was founded in 1887, it boasts ancient buildings. Students can study modern languages as well as Latin and Ancient Greek. This catholic school (210 students) offers high academic teaching with excellent graduation.

Why do students choose this school?
To be placed in the South and close to the mountains.

Lycée Jeanne d'Arc in Tarbes
Saint-Pierre School

St-Pierre school is located in the center eastern France, close to Lyon (1h20 by train). Being a student there means living in an eco-friendly, quiet and dynamic environment. This program perfectly suits for motivated students who would also like to attend extracurricular activities. 


Participants will live with a French family. They will share the family’s everyday life, participate in activities and adapt to the family rules as a family member. In France students buy lunch at the school cafeteria, cost related to lunch should be covered by the students pocket money.

Paris Orientation :
  • Uppon arrival
  • 4 days
  • Culture introduction & sightseeing
  • Optional

Short Trips :
  • During the program
  • Disneyland, ski camps, city trips...
  • Optional

Terms of Participation

• Be min. 14 and max. 18 upon arrival 
• Have good academic results 
• Have a minimum of 1 year of French lessons 
• Have travel insurance covering sickness, accidents, repatriation and third party liability

Financial Terms

Included :
  • tuition fees 
  • host family search, screening and placement process 
  • accommodation as described 
  • school registration 
  • local transfer on arrival 
  • 24 hours emergency support 
  • coordinator assistance & progress reports
  • mandatory orientation
  • WEP support to obtain the permit of stay 
  • administrative costs.

Not included :
  • return transportation 
  • local transportation 
  • school costs 
  • lunch during school days 
  • personal expenses 
  • travel insurance 
  • passport & visa fee 
  • optional Paris orientation
  • optional French online course.

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