City of Massy

Massy, located 12 km from Paris, is a city in full expansion.  The centre of Les Cèdres is a 10-15 minute walk from an RER station, an opera house, a hypermarket, an Olympic swimming pool, an omnisport centre, 2 cinemas, a media library, a large park… The bus stops in front of the school and takes you to the TGV station in 15 minutes. With the RER, you reach the heart of Paris in 25 minutes, the Gare du Nord in 30 minutes, Charles de Gaulle airport in 60 minutes, Orly airport in 40 minutes and the Palace of Versailles in 30 minutes.

In Massy, you will find:

  • a place of calm and pleasant life, at the gates of Paris and the Palace of Versailles
  • a high-speed train station
  • an efficient public transport network
  • direct access to Orly and Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airports
  • shops within walking distance
  • many green spaces
  • bike paths that take you directly to Paris (we can lend you a bike)
  • play areas for children
  • many sports facilities (Olympic swimming pool, tennis courts, roller and cross track, climbing wall etc.)
  • an opera house, a cinema room, two media libraries

Cultural places around the center

Media libraries

Massy’s media libraries offer a wide variety of services and resources. You can borrow books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and video games. In addition, you have access to computer stations, Wi-Fi, workspaces and a multitude of cultural activities such as conferences, exhibitions and workshops.


The city of Massy has two cinemas: the Pathé Massy, a large complex with 9 cinemas including a Dolby room, presenting the latest films.

And the Cinémassy, a neighborhood cinema with 3 rooms dedicated more particularly to films by authors.

Opera and museum

Massy is a city where art and culture meet harmoniously. With its captivating opera, it seduces lovers of artistic performances.

From 2026, Massy will proudly welcome the Centre Pompidou francilien, expanding its artistic horizon and strengthening its reputation as a major cultural hub.

Sports complexes around the centre

The shops around the center

The different schools in Massy

Preschool & Elementary

The preschool welcomes all children from 3 years old. It is located upstream of the elementary school that begins at the age of 6 years. Three sections cut out the kindergarten: the small section, the middle section and the large section.

The elementary school is for children aged 6 to 11. It has two cycles: cycle 2 (CP, CE1, CE2) and cycle 3 (CM1 and CM2).

Middle school

The middle school is the common term for the first cycle of second degree studies.

The college welcomes all pupils at the end of primary school without passing examination. There are four years of college education: the 6th, 5th, 4th and 3rd.

The age range is, generally, from 11-12 years (in 6th) to 14-15 years (in 3rd).

High school

At the end of middle school, the child can continue his schooling in a high school of general education and technology or a vocational high school.

The high school corresponds to the second cycle of secondary education and lasts three years: the second, the first and the terminal.

It generally welcomes teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18.

The different names of public schools between France, the United Kingdom and the United States.