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We have the pleasure to announce that Mrs. Kathy Kotchick has been appointed as our new Head of School beginning July 1, 2016! A long-time, dedicated member of our administrative team, Mrs. Kotchick steps into her new role after twenty-one years of service at the French International School. Her earlier roles at the school have included those of a teacher, English Program Coordinator, Director of Parent Relations, and Assistant Head of School. Together with Mrs. Kosman, Mrs. Kotchick oversaw and led the school's Reaccreditation Planning Team in 2014-15, and, in just one short year as Interim Co-Head of School, has already implemented a number of new initiatives. Her deep familiarity with the school and proven leadership skills make her a natural choice to lead our school into its 25th year and beyond. Click here to read Mrs. Kotchick's message to our community.

Beyond Bilingual, Beyond Borders

Preparing young people to thrive in an interconnected world. If you are searching for private education options in the Philadelphia area for your child, the French International School of Philadelphia, an independent preschool through eighth grade school, provides not only a comprehensive bilingual education in French and English, but also a chance to immerse children in an international and multicultural community. When entering our program in preschool or kindergarten, our students have different levels of language proficiency, ranging from fluency in both...

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About Ecole Francaise Internationale

The French International School of Philadelphia, also known as Ecole Française Internationale de Philadelphie (EFIP), is an independent preschool through eighth grade school serving a multicultural community and providing a comprehensive bilingual curriculum in French and in English. Our goal is for our students to achieve at a high level in all academic subjects and to grow as creative individuals, critical thinkers and open-minded communicators, fluent in French and English...

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