Schools providing bilingual education

Independent schools providing French-language education and eligible for need- based financial aid


Schools accredited by the French Ministry of Education

French schools accredited by the French government offer an education in line with the curriculum, pedagogical goals and organizational rules that apply in French public schools.

Admission to these independent schools is not guaranteed: entry tests and waiting lists are to be expected.

Tuition fees are high: between $18,000 and $40 030 depending on the school and class.

French pupils who attend these schools may be eligible for need-based financial aid.

Schools with full accreditation (all classes)

Lycée Français de New York (LFNY), (pre-Kindergarten through12th grade).

École Franco-américaine de New York (FASNY), (Nursery through 12th grade).

École Internationale de New York (EINY) - The École, (Nursery through 8th grade)

French American School of Princeton (FASP), (Nursery through 8th grade).

Schools with partial accreditation (some classes only)

United Nations International School (UNIS), (2nd through 5th grade).

Lyceum Kennedy (accredited from Nursery through 9th grade, offering classes through 12th grade)

ISB International School of Brooklyn (Nursery through 6th grade)

French American Academy (FAA)

For your information - Independent private schools not accredited by AEFE

From 3 to 4 years old
- L’Ecole maternelle du FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française)
22 East 60th Street,
Between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10022

La Petite Ecole
From 2,5 to 5 years old
- La Petite Ecole
159 W 82nd street
New York NY 10028
- La Petite Ecole
45 White Street
New York NY 10013
Tel : 646 504 9694

Saints John and Paul School
from 5 to 14 years old
280 Weaver St.
Larchmont, NY 10538
(914) 834-6332

Tessa International School
from 2,5 to 5 years old
Monroe Center
720 Monroe Street
Hoboken NJ 07030
201 755 5585

Distance learning with CNED

Children have the opportunity to study in French using the distance learning programs offered by the CNED:

Last modified on 04/12/2019

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