Lycee Rochambeau (French International School)

9600 Forest Road,
Bethesda, MD, 20814-0208
     Tel: (301)530-8260
Grades: NS - 12 | 965 students
Rochambeau, The French International School offers a bicultural and bilingual education to internationally-minded students from Pre-K to High school. Our academic program is based on the French National Curriculum, a comprehensive world recognized educational program. A French Immersion program is offered in Lower school (Pre-K to 3rd grade) for children from non-francophone families who want their children to become fully bilingual or multilingual. With both a US diploma and a French Baccalaureat (or OIB, the bilingual option of the French Baccalureat), Rochambeau graduates can choose to continue their education in the US, Canada, the UK, France or anywhere in the world 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 965 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Lycee Rochambeau (French International School) Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Valerie Meriot-Burn
Admissions Associate Agnes Finucan

School Notes:

A French Immersion program is offered for non-French speakers up to 3rd grade, French as a foreign language for students with limited French in 4th and 5th grade. For admissions in 6th through 12th grade, students must be able to demonstrate age-appropriate understanding and linguistic competence in French.

Profile last updated: 10/08/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stone Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Jane De Chantal School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Stone Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart (1.1 miles away)
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