Lycée Français de Chicago (The French International School)

613 W Bittersweet Place,
Chicago, IL, 60613-0606
Tel: (773)665-0066
Grades: PK - 12 | 553 students
The mission of the Lycée Français de Chicago is to educate children pre-K through 12 with a rigorous dual-language curriculum grounded in the French educational system, complemented by a strong American program and the International Baccalaureate, within an engaged multicultural community that encourages students to become responsible global citizens.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 553 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Lycée Français de Chicago (The French International School) Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Color code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,275
% on Financial Aid 15%
Admissions Director Delphine Lenoir


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
FencingField Hockey,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
TennisTrack and Field,

School Notes:

  • We think that teaching languages in a multicultural environment is the best way to cultivate the individual confidence and abilities of our pupils, so that they can achieve their goals and contribute to society as thoughtful, well-rounded citizens of the world. By giving pre-school-age children the opportunity to learn French as an additional language, it quickly becomes second nature.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake View Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park View Montessori School - Chicago (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School (0.4 miles away)
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