French Immersion School Of Washington

4211 W Lake Sammamish Parkway Se
Bellevue, WA 98008-0980
     Tel: (425)653-3970
Grades: NS - 5 | 188 students
The French Immersion School of Washington provides an excellent bilingual education in a welcoming environment that encourages critical thinking and curiosity.
We believe that by helping our children develop their intellect and character in a bilingual, bi-cultural environment, they learn respect and appreciation for cultural differences, thus better preparing them for their future in a multicultural workforce and global environment.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 188 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade French Immersion School Of Washington Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,000
Tuition Notes preschool available part-time or full time
% on Financial Aid 12%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,200
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Fencing, LEGO, Piano, Sport Ball, Tutoring Art, Fencing, LEGO, Piano, Sport Ball, Tutoring,

School Notes:

The French Immersion School of Washington is a non-profit, bilingual day school for all children aged 2 1/2 to 11 years old. The French Immersion School's curriculum is taught by outstanding, certified teachers in a traditional and structured environment. Students are immersed in the French language most of the time and receive a rigorous, complete, challenging education conforming to the French national curriculum in French, math, science, history and geography, art, music and physical education. The American part of the program focuses on language arts and social studies and gives all students the means to excel at meeting the requirements of the local educational system. Research has shown that an international education allowing children to learn about other countries and cultures is of utmost importance for the world's future. French is an international language, spoken around the world. Immersion gives children the opportunity to learn another language in a natural and effective way. It also gives them increased skills in English and logical thinking.

Profile last updated: 03/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hillside Student Community (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cougar Mountain Montessori (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cougar Mountain Montessori (1.3 miles away)
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