French American School of Princeton

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  • The French American School of Princeton (FASP) is a co-educational independent school offering a dual-language education to children from Preschool through Middle School. Today, FASP is located on the campus of the former St Joseph Seminary at 75 Mapleton Rd in Princeton-Plainsboro.
  • Situated on 47 beautifully landscaped acres adjacent to Lake Carnegie, this campus consists of seven neo-gothic buildings including a chapel, a gymnasium with a performance stage and a sports field.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded2000

Student Body

Total Students208 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeFrench American School of Princeton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,600
% on Financial Aid
11%
Admissions DirectorMarie Lavigne

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, TennisBalletBasketball,
GolfSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
3D Printing, Chess, Science

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Kids Music Around, Young Rembrandts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Zumba

School Notes

Our Vision
Cultivating the mind, nurturing the heart and guiding the hand of every student to develop well-rounded global citizens prepared to take on the world.

Our Mission
The French American School of Princeton provides a nurturing and creative learning environment where students thrive because of its focus on academic excellence and development of the whole child through an exemplary bilingual, multicultural education.

Our Values
  • Cultivating the Mind - critical and independent thinking, creativity, curiosity and open-mindedness
  • Nurturing the Heart - courage, inclusivity, compassion and respect for peers, the community and the global environment
  • Guiding the Hand - resilience, teamwork, collaboration among teachers, parents and students, confidence to achieve
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The average acceptance rate in Princeton, NJ is 59% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).