French American Internationl School-San Francisco

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The French American International School and International High School is a PPK-12 school which offers challenging academic programs in French and English.
The lower and middle school offers a full French immersion program, and the high school offers the French Baccalaurat and the International Baccalaureate diploma program.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,084 students
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 9
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

French American Internationl School-San Francisco ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Yes
Year Founded
1962

Student Body

Total Students
1,084 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
French American Internationl School-San Francisco Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 9
Tuition Notes
PPK-8: $36,790 High School: $53,670
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$19,000
Admissions Director
Tracey Gersten
Admissions Associate
Erin Cronin, 9-12
Endowment Size
$9 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Affinity Groups, Clubs, Model UN, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Ensembles, Theatre

School Notes

  • Since our founding 60 years ago, French American + International has prepared studentsto navigate the world with confidence and command, empathy and joy. We achieve this through rigorous bilingual, French, and International Baccalaureate education programs, and a vibrant school culture strengthenedby multilingual, multinational educators and families.
  • Our community includes French American International School (PreK3 through Grade 8) and International High School (Grade 9 through Grade 12).
  • At French American, our students experiencea unique, bilingual environment. By Grade 8, our students are fluentin both French and English and study a third language.
  • In Grade 9, our community expands to include incoming students from across San Francisco and families from around the globe. Many of these students are not bilingual, yet they all have a desire to experience the world around them.
  • At International High School, students earn an internationally recognized baccalaureate diploma in additionto a U.S. high school degree. We prepare our students to go on to thrive at the best universities, anywhere in the world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does French American Internationl School-San Francisco offer?
French American Internationl School-San Francisco offers 12 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. French American Internationl School-San Francisco is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.
What is French American Internationl School-San Francisco's ranking?
French American Internationl School-San Francisco ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for French American Internationl School-San Francisco?
The application deadline for French American Internationl School-San Francisco is Jan. 9.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,084 students
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 9
  • Source: Verified school update

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