French-American School of New York

  • FASNY is the only school in the New York metropolitan area to be accredited to offer both the International Baccalaureate and the French Baccalaureate. All of our students also graduate with a New York State high school diploma.
  • The Nursery-12 school accepts children as young as 3 years old, offering them the benefit of bilingualism regardless of the language spoken at home.
  • Students in the International (IB) or French Bac tracks receive a well-rounded education, preparing them for success in the best universities on both sides of the Atlantic. Non-French speakers are accepted in Preschool and 9th grade.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$425
Summer Program Cost NotesPer week
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students784 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeFrench-American School of New York Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$33,780
Tuition NotesFor highest grade offered (grade 12)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$18,110
Admissions DirectorMarine Heraud
Admissions AssociateAude Quiroga


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryRugby,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Astrophysics, Book Club, Chess Club, Cinema Club, Community Service Club, Diversity Club, FIRST Robotics, Foreign Language Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Language Clubs, Literary Club, Math and Science Club, Mentoring, Model United Nations Club, Music Club, Newspaper Club, Student Council, Technology Student Association, Thespian Society, Yearbook Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski Clu

School Notes

We offer:
  • A bilingual immersion program
  • Strong arts, music, and athletics; a community-service program; national and international educational trips; and many clubs
  • A student and staff body representing 50+ nationalities
  • An atmosphere of tolerance, acceptance, and appreciation of diversity
  • A combination of French and American school-life traditions, making for a warm and engaging community
  • A track record of academic excellence: 100% success rate in 2018 on both the French baccalaureate (84% passing with honors) and the IB diploma
  • A college acceptance list including Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale in the United States; Cambridge, Imperial College, LSE, Oxford, and UCL in the United Kingdom; as well as Canada and France`s best universities and grandes coles and other fine European institutions.

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