France's education ministry published its annual grades for secondary schools, or lycées, on Wednesday, revealing that private, religiously-affiliated schools were among the top performers and that Paris was home to many of the highest ranking institutions.

The results are in. Parents, students and teachers curious about how their school is performing can consult the Department of Education's annual secondary school performance reports on Wednesday. The scores are based on each schools 2012 baccalaureate results.

Although the Ministry of Education does not produce any official league table of lycées, several French media sites, such as Le Parisien, have worked out the rankings by analysing the results.

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