The Collège des Frères Maristes Champville is a private French-language, Marist catholic educational institution set in Dik El Mehdi, El Metn, Lebanon, which teaches all scholar levels. It is one of the finest educational institutions in Lebanon, and one of the remaining two Marist educational institutions in the country, the other one being the Collège des Frères Maristes Jbeil - Amchit, also known as Collège Notre Dame de Lourdes. The school, commonly known as Champville, gets its name from Saint Marcellin Champagnat, founder of the Marist brothers, and the name means La Ville de Champagnat, that is, The City of Champagnat.
The school usually averages highly in official exams, and enjoys a high standing among the Lebanese schools.
History and Geography
The College was founded in 1966 in continuation of the Collège du Sacré-Cœur located in Jounieh and founded in 1903. It lies upon a green hill in Dik El Mehdi, Northern Metn, Lebanon over about 22 hectares (220,000 m2) of surface. It now holds around 3000 students. The Collège teaches students over the course of fifteen school years, divided into eight couples (except for the last year which goes alone).