Lycée Français de New York

Tel: (212)369-1400
Grades: PK - 12 | 1288 students
The Lycée Français de New York (LFNY) is one of the most renowned bilingual French schools in the world.
Located in the heart of Manhattan, LFNY welcomes students from over 45 nationalities, preparing them to thrive in a connected, evolving world.
LFNY combines the best of French and American educational principles with the global progressiveness of New York City to create a whole new, inspiring learning experience for students.
In an authentic, culturally immersive program, our students learn in bilingual instruction from both native French- and English-speaking teachers.
The school follows a French curriculum and, in parallel, students are provided with a comprehensive American language and culture program comparable to that of top-level American independent schools.
LFNY students attend top colleges and universities across the United States, Canada, the UK, France and beyond.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1935

Student Body

Total Students 1288 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Lycée Français de New York Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 150 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $30,800
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Martine Lala
Admissions Associate Magali Bertoia

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Gymnastics, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
GymnasticsRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is THINK Global School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Town School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Town School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    The Town School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 153 students
    0.1 miles
    540 E 76th St
    New York, NY 10021
    (212)288-4383
    0.1PK-K
    153
  • New York
    The Caedmon School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-5 | 265 students
    0.3 miles
    416 E 80th St
    New York, NY 10075
    (212)879-2296
    0.3PK-5
    265
  • New York
    The Cathedral School
    (Greek Orthodox)
    Grades: NS-8 | 141 students
    0.3 miles
    319 E 74th Street
    New York, NY 10021
    (212)249-2840
    0.3NS-8
    141
  • New York
    THINK Global School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 44 students
    0.3 miles
    1562 First Avenue #205-3296
    New York, NY 10028
    (646)504-6924
    0.310-12
    44
  • New York
    Grades: PK-8 | 257 students
    0.4 miles
    408 East 82nd Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212)288-1989
    0.4PK-8
    257

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