French American School of Princeton

  • 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.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
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
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded2000
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students195 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeFrench American School of Princeton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,858
% on Financial Aid
11%
Admissions DirectorMarie Lavigne
Admissions AssociateCaitlin Johnson

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBallet, Golf, Soccer, TennisBalletGolf,
SoccerTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
3D Printing, Chess, Science

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

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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  • Princeton
    Grades: PK-8 | 231 students
    5 miles
    4101 Princeton Pike
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609)986-1705
    5 PK-8
    231
  • Princeton
    Grades: PK-12 | 960 students
    3.3 miles
    650 Great Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609)924-6700
    3.3 PK-12
    960
  • Lawrence Township
    Grades: NS-5 | 90 students
    5.6 miles
    90 Fackler Road
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609)924-8126
    5.6 NS-5
    90

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