The school is located in the city of Toulouse, the capital of the French department of Haute-Garonne and of the region of Occitanie. The city is on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 km from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 680 km from Paris. It is the fourth-largest city in France. Toulouse is a city with an unique architecture made of pinkish terracotta bricks, which earned it the nickname la Ville Rose ("the Pink City"). It is also the fourth-largest university campus in France.
Le Caousou is a 140 year old private school that offers primary and secondary education. The Caousou is situated in the heart of the City in a large park. There are 2 thousand students from preschool to high school. Le Caousou aims to be the School of Responsibility, Openness and Success, based on the involvement of everyone: young people, educational and administrative teams, parents.
Le Caousou recognises the importance to international relations and offers students the possibility to go on group trips abroad. Most of these trips are exchanges based on the principle of reciprocity. Students leave with their class abroad and are accommodated in the family of their foreign correspondent. In return the french student hosts the correspond
for an equivalent duration at another time. Students also have the possibility to go on individual exchange.
Le Caousou had a documentation and information office for students (B.D.I). It is a special space at the heart of the school where young people are accompanied in their search for Information on trades, studies and diplomas. A service that also contributes to strengthening the cohesion of the educational community.
At their disposal, students also have access to a large range of books in the school library opened 5 days a week.
The secondary school offers 3 main exploration courses :
Scientific studies : mathematics, biology, physics and chemistry
Litterature studies : mathematics, law, art
Economical and social studies : mathematics, economics
and social and political sciences