A source of stress, fear but also joy, the baccalaureate is a major test in the lives of young French people. During the 2020 session, the exam had been greatly disrupted due to the immersion of Covid-19 on French territory.

Thus, the tests had been modified and the diploma validated in continuous assessment. This exceptional session had given rise to record results throughout France since the success rate had reached 95%.

Here is the list of departments with the highest success rate for the 2020 baccalaureate, according to INSEE figures, and which therefore have the brightest students for this generation:

Conversely, some departments obtained lower results and some students who live there may therefore have some shortcomings.

Discover in our slideshow the list of metropolitan departments where the baccalaureate success rate was among the lowest in 2020 according to INSEE data.