Tuition

and Financial Aid

2020-2021 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).

Extended care is available in the morning starting at 7:45 a.m. and at the end of the full school day until 6:00 p.m for an additional fee of $9/hour. Pre-registration is not required.

Preschool/Kindergarten (Petits, Moyens, Grands)

 

We offer a variety of options for preschool and kindergarten.

3 Mornings: $7,700 ($770/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: $12,400 ($1,240/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: $18,600 ($1,860/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: $18,600 ($1,860/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: $1,800

 

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 $1,800 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. Additional financial aid is also available to families who find themselves in particular need during this COVID-19 situation. To apply, click the link here. Please apply as soon as possible for the 2020-2021 school year. (Your 2019 tax return may be submitted at a later date, however before July 15.)

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

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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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