Admissions: Tuition and Fees

The tuition schedule for the 2018-2019 school year is as follows:

PK3 $19,120 $565
PK4 $19,120 $565
K $19,600 $775
G1 $20,530 $775
G2 $21,080 $775
G3 $21,940 $995
G4 $22,820 $995
G5 $23,690 $995
G6 $26,650 $1,130
G7 $26,650 $1,130
G8 $26,650 $1,130


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.