French Senior High Education System offers three tracks: Professional, Technology, and General Senior High Schools. All higher education study requires the senior high school diploma. The importance of a senior high school diploma and the grade of the exam plays an vital role of the following higher education.
The senior high school students of Baccalauréat General choose one of the following three streams: S (refers to Science); ES (Economics and Socal Sciences) and L (Litterature) that result in different study field in the higher education study. S stream prepares the students to work in medecin, Engineering and natural Science. The ES steam prepares the students' career in Social Science, Business and Management and Economics. The L stream prepares the career in Education, linguistics and Public Service.