Admissions: Tuition and Fees

The tuition schedule for the 2016/2017 school years is as follows:

PK3 $17,425 $515
PK4 $17,425 $515
K $17,780 $720
G1 $19,165 $720
G2 $19,680 $720
G3 $20,480 $925
G4 $21,305 $925
G5 $22,110 $925
G6 $25,360 $1,075
G7 $25,360 $1,075
G8 $25,360 $1,075


Tuition Addendum

The first child enrolled pays full tuition. A 5% rebate is offered to his or her siblings also enrolled at the French International School of Philadelphia.

Activity fee

The activity fee covers accident insurance, textbooks, workbooks and school supplies, classroom and art supplies, buses to field trips, tickets to performances, entrance fees to museums and other field trips sites and – for our pre-elementary students – juice and crackers. Tuition and fees do not cover extended day care, private lessons, treatment by a doctor, the cost of equipment damaged though carelessness or outdoor education overnight trips.

Full day school hours:
8:45 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. for PK3 and PK4
8:25 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. for grades K to 4
8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. for grades 5 to 8

Annual Giving

In addition to tuition and fees, families participate in annual giving. Tax-deductible donations supplement the difference between tuition income and the cost of providing excellent education for French International School students.

Need-based Financial Aid

If you would like to apply for financial assistance, please request an application from the school office and visit our financial aid section.