Rochambeau-the French Intl School

Rochambeau, The French International School offers a bicultural and bilingual education to internationally-minded students starting from age 2 through 12th grade.
Our academic program is based on the French National Curriculum, a comprehensive world recognized educational program, with a strong English component.
A French Immersion program is offered in Lower school (Pre-K to 3rd grade) for children from non-francophone families who want their children to become fully bilingual or multilingual.
With both a US diploma and a French Baccalaureat (or OIB, the bilingual option of the French Baccalureat), Rochambeau graduates can choose to continue their education in the US, Canada, the UK, France or anywhere in the world. Over 60% of our students pursue higher education outside of France.

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Rochambeau-the French Intl School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
1,155 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Rochambeau-the French Intl School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
123 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Advanced Courses
Calculus, English literature, US History
Average SAT score
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Uniform only required for school outings or events

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Valerie Meriot-Burn
Admissions Associate
Agnes Finucan


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Community Service Projects, Dance Club, Model United Nations, Newsletter, Technology Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Music Club, Theater Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ping Pong Club

School Notes

  • A French Immersion program is offered for non-French speakers up to 3rd grade, French as a foreign language for students with limited French in 4th and 5th grade. For admissions in6ththrough 12th grade, students must be able to demonstrate age-appropriate understanding and linguistic competence in French.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Rochambeau-the French Intl School offer?
Rochambeau-the French Intl School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and Volleyball.
What is Rochambeau-the French Intl School's ranking?
Rochambeau-the French Intl School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Rochambeau-the French Intl School?
The application deadline for Rochambeau-the French Intl School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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