Created in 2011, the is a binational baccalauréat, which combines the academic demands of Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses and exams, operated by the US College Board with the widely recognized excellence of the French baccalauréat managed by the French Ministry of Education.

The FAB is currently available only in the United States, and is really suited to students who are completely proficient in both English and French and who can successfully manage the double demands of American APs and of the French Baccalauréat.
In the L track, students take three APs :

  • AP English Language and Composition (in 11th grade)
  • AP English Literature and Composition (in 12th grade)
  • AP European or World History or US History (in 12th grade)

In the ES track, studentstake three or four APs :

  • AP European or World History or US History (in 11th grade)
  • AP English Literature and Composition (in 12th grade)
  • AP Microeconomics and Macroeconomics or AP Statistics

In the S track, students take three APs :

  • AP European or World History or US History (in 11th grade)
  • AP English Literature and Composition (in 12th grade)
  • AP Biology ou AP Calculus AB

Students who pass the French American Baccalauréat have demonstrated their ability to succeed in the French curriculum and in university-level American classes: they are particularly well prepared to succeed their studies in the best French higher education institutions and in the best universities in the world.