FISW BEYOND BORDERS

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French Immersion School of Washington

 

4211 W LAKE SAMMAMISH PKWY SE, BELLEVUE, WA 98008

(425) 653-3970 | info@fisw.org

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© 2018 FRENCH IMMERSION SCHOOL OF WASHINGTON

Join Us

For special insight into our bilingual program, we invite you to visit our lively campus. Come and meet our teachers, observe learning in action, and find out what makes FISW an outstanding private school.

Visit and Apply

Visit FISW

 

Tours

Tuesdays at 9:00am

The best way to learn more about our school is to attend a tour. We will take you into the classes to see our teachers and students during their daily activities. We offer tours Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. or by appointment. To schedule your visit, please complete the form below or contact us, admissions@fisw.org.

Open House & Info Night

All Grades: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to noon

Preschool: Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to noon

Join us to learn about our immersion program and to meet our teachers, parents, and alumni. Discover how and what students learn at different ages by taking a journey through the grades, visiting a preschool, an early elementary grade, and an upper elementary classroom. Gain insight into the overall curriculum of each of the three cycles and enjoy participating in an activity in each classroom. Please RSVP if you are able to attend by completing the form below or e-mailing admissions@fisw.org.

Admissions Coffees

Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Friday, February 7, 2020 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

 

Enjoy coffee and croissants in the library with FISW parents and administrators, tour the facilities while classes are in session and speak with our Head of School. Please let us know if you are able to join us by completing the form below or e-mailing admissions@fisw.org.

 
 

Application Process

Important Dates

January 17, 2020 - Priority deadline for sibling applicants

January 24, 2020 - Financial Aid Application due date (2018 W-2 may be submitted at a later date before April 15, 2020)

February 14, 2020 - Admissions Application due date

March 20, 2020 - Admissions decision notification date

March 27, 2020 - Enrollment agreement and deposit due date

 

We continue to accept applications on a rolling basis after our initial deadline, although some classes may be full.

 

Apply Online 

 

A secure online application can be submitted through our enrollment management system RenWeb. If this is your first time signing in, you will be asked to create an account. 

 

Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Application Checklist

  • Visit FISW

  • Submit Application

  • Schedule a Class Visit

  • Attend a Shadow Day (1st-5th Grade)

  • Submit Transcripts/Report Cards

  • Participate in a Parent Interview

Admission Requirements

 

We have no language proficiency requirements for children entering in young preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten.


For children entering in 1st - 5th grade, an existing language proficiency in French is required.

 

Some students entering 1st - 3rd grade may be accepted without language proficiency in French, by testing into our Intensive French for New Learners Program.

Age Requirements

  • 2.5 years old for Young Preschool

  • 4 years old for Pre-Kindergarten

  • 5 years old for Kindergarten

 

Based on developmental readiness and/or prior school experience at an Accredited French School, considerations may be available for children born before December 31st.

 

Application Checklist

  • Visit the school (Tour, Admissions Coffee, Open House)

  • Submit an online application ($95 application fee)

  • Submit Transcripts and/or Report Cards (Elementary Grades)

  • Schedule a class visit (Preschool and Kindergarten)

  • Attend Shadow Day (1st - 5th grade)

  • Participate in a Family Interview