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 applicable to French public schools.

Admission to these independent schools is not guaranteed: entry tests and waiting lists are often the rule.

Tuition fees are high: between $16,000 and $35 250 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).
Director - Mr. Sean LYNCH

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

École franco-américaine de Princeton (FASP), (Nursery through 5th grade).
Director – Ms. Corinne GÜNGOR

Schools with partial accreditation (some classes only)

United Nations International School (UNIS), (2nd through 5th grade).
Director of French programs : Ms. Ida KUMMER

Lyceum Kennedy (accredited from Nursery through 9th grade, offering classes through 12th grade)
Director - Dr. Claude Bryant

ISB International School of Brooklyn (Nursery through 6th grade)
Director – Ms. Rebecca SKINNER

École Internationale de New York (EINY)
Director - Mr. Yves RIVAUD

French American Academy (FAA)
Director : Anne-Sophie GUEGUEN

For your information - Independent private schools not accredited by AEFE

L’Ecole maternelle du FIAF
de 3 à 4 ans
- 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 28/07/2017

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