The international school of france, or ermitage, is an international day and boarding school in maisons-laffitte, just outside paris, france. the school, which was founded in 1941, offers a french / english bilingual education up to french baccalaureate / international baccalaureate level. this 5 and 7 day boarding school, ermitage focuses on children from all around the world, not just france and neighboring countries. in 2009, the school began offering the ib diploma programme. the school is headed by christopher hunter. enrollment is 1100 students. ages range from 2 1/2 (tps) through 19 (terminale, or 13 in great britain, grade 12 in the u.s.).