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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

Tuition and Financial Aid

2019-2020 school year Tuition

Tuition covers all fees associated with the regular program of the school (textbooks, supplies, insurance, field trips, and snacks for the preschool students).

Preschool/Kindergarten (Petits, Moyens, Grands)

 

We offer a variety of options for preschool and kindergarten.

3 Mornings: $7,300 ($730/monthly installment)
The youngest children (petits), aged 2.5 to 3, have the option of attending 3 mornings a week, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 8:45 am until noon. This entry level for young preschool corresponds to the Petite Section of the French National Curriculum.

5 Mornings: $11,700 ($1,170/monthly installment)
Children are encouraged to attend every school day, but have the option, before Kindergarten, to leave at noon. This option corresponds to the Petite Section and Moyenne Section of the French national curriculum.

5 Days: $17,600 ($1,760/monthly installment)
Five full days is the required attendance for Kindergarten and an option for any preschool student. Full-day attendance is 8:45 am to 3:05 pm for preschool and 8:30 am to 3:15 pm for kindergarten, which corresponds to the
Grande Section of the French National Curriculum.

Elementary School: 1st Grade - 5th Grade (CP - CM2)

 

Full-time: $17,700 ($1,770/monthly installment)
Students in 1st - 5th grades attend from 8:30 am until 3:15 pm, Monday to Friday.

Payment Schedule

 

Tuition is payable in 10 installments: an enrollment deposit in the spring and 9 monthly payments beginning July 1st.

New Family Fee: $1,700

 

A one-time New Family Fee for families whose children have not been previously enrolled in the school will be invoiced in the amount of $1,700 upon receipt of the enrollment agreement and can be paid in installments with your tuition payment.

Sibling Discount

 

*In most cases, sibling tuition is reduced by $250 or $25 per month. (For 3 mornings preschool, it is reduced by $100 or $10 per month.) Some parents choose to donate this discount back to the school. If you choose this option, it is tax-deductible and can be counted as an annual giving donation to the school.

Financial Aid

 

The school offers financial aid to families with demonstrated need. To apply, click here. Please apply by February 1 for the following school year. (Your 2018 W-2 may be submitted at a later date before April 15, 2019.)

French families can apply to the French government for financial aid. Please ask the school for the relevant paperwork.