French American Academy of New Milford

Tel: (201)338-8320
Grades: PK-5 | 160 students
We believe that learning a second language at an early age is a life-long advantage which will benefit our children both academically and cognitively.
Our goal is to create a safe, supportive, nurturing, international learning environment where students can develop fully in both French and English.
We have two other locations : Morris Plains, NJ and Jersey City, NJ.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 160 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade French American Academy of New Milford Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,500
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Cathy Joly


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Indoor Soccer, SoccerBalletBasketball,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academie des Petits Chefs, Art, Music and Piano, Theater Art, Theater, Academie des Petits Chefs,
Music and Piano,

School Notes:

  • A leader in bilingual education, The French American Academy offers students a private education in both French and English.
  • The positive, nurturing, and creative learning environment blends traditional and progressive approaches with newer teaching techniques in order to promote greater cognitive and social growth, multi-cultural understanding, individual confidence and self-expression. An early and continuing bilingual education has been proven to strengthen a child’s fundamental ability to listen, reason, focus, multi-task, and communicate better. It also helps children perform better in non-language courses, like Math and Science. Finally, it promotes cultural fluency which helps children adapt more easily in today's global community.
  • The French American Academy serves students from Pre-K through 5th grade. The Academy also hosts after school activities in French, enrichment classes, summer programs for children and language classes for adults. The French American Academy has three campus locations: New Milford, Morris Plains, and Jersey City, New Jersey.

Profile last updated: 11/06/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Maayanot Yeshiva High School For Girls (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Transfiguration Academy Upper Campus (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bergenfield Montessori Early Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • New Milford
    Transfiguration Academy Upper Campus
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-9 | 117 students
    0 miles
    1092 Carnation Dr
    New Milford, NJ 07646
  • Bergenfield
    Grades: PK-KG | 31 students
    0.7 miles
    326 New Bridge Rd
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
  • New Milford
    Hovnanian School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 156 students
    0.7 miles
    817 River Road
    New Milford, NJ 07646
  • River Edge
    Grades: PK-K | 108 students
    0.8 miles
    340 Bogert Rd
    River Edge, NJ 07661
  • Teaneck
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-1 | 20 students
    1.1 miles
    1200 River Road
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

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