Join Us

For special insight into our bilingual program, we invite you to attend a virtual tour. Meet the admissions team, hear from our teachers, observe learning in action, and find out what makes FISW an outstanding private school.

Visit and Apply

Visit FISW

We are still very happy to connect with you during this time that we are not able to welcome visitors to our campus in person! Please fill out the form below to let us know the best way for us to contact you for an introduction to our school. Or contact us by emailing admissions@fisw.org or calling the Admissions Office at 425-407-5695. We look forward to meeting you!

Tours

Virtual Tours by Appointment

The best way to learn more about our school is to attend a virtual admissions conversation and tour. A member of our Admissions Team will take you into the classes to see our campus and learn more about the daily activities of the teachers and students at the different grade levels. We offer virtual tours by appointment. To schedule your visit, please complete the form below or contact us, admissions@fisw.org.

Open Houses

December 5, March 27*, 10am-noon

At this time we are planning for virtual events. Please note that March 27 is after our February 12 deadline for consideration in our first round of applications.

Join us to learn about our immersion program and to meet our parents and alumni. Discover how and what students learn at different ages by taking a virtual 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 experience an activity or project at the different grade levels. Please RSVP if you are able to attend by completing the form below or e-mailing admissions@fisw.org.

Admissions Coffees

November 13, January 14, February 5, 9-10am

At this time we are planning for virtual events.

Enjoy coffee from the comfort of your home with FISW parents and administrators, take a virtual tour of our campus, 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.

 
 
 
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Application Process

Important Dates

January 15, 2021 - Priority deadline for sibling applicants

January 15, 2021 - Financial Aid Application due date (2018 W-2 may be submitted at a later date before April 15, 2021)

February 12, 2021 - Admissions Application due date

March 19, 2021 - Admissions decision notification date

March 26, 2021 - 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 FACTS. 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

  • Admissions Meeting/Virtual Tour

  • Submit Application

  • Submit Transcripts/Report Cards

  • Participate in a Family Interview

  • Participate in an Evaluation (1st-5th Grade)

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, 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, consideration may be given to 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)

  • Participate in a Family Interview

  • Participate in an Evaluation (Grades 1-5)

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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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