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Though we accept applications year round, below are the important dates you need to be aware of as you work with our admissions team to apply for enrollment at San Diego French American School.

23-24 Academic Year

We are still accepting applications for 2023–2024 for some grades.

Upcoming Academic Year

We welcome your inquiries for 2024–2025. Applications must be submitted by February 1, 2024.

Admissions Calendar

Admissions season for 2024–2025 begins October 2, 2023.

Admission applications will be available starting October 2, 2023.

Upon submission of the application, the applicants will be contacted to schedule a play-based evaluation (PK) or a language/academic skills assessment (K–8) prior to filing review and sending admission decision.

February 1, 2024
Admissions application and financial assistance application deadline.

March 8, 2024
Admissions decisions are sent to the applicants.

March 22, 2024
Deadline to enroll for new accepted applicants. At this date, the enrollment agreement must be completed and submitted through FACTS with tuition deposit paid in order for the student to formally enroll and to secure a spot for the 2024–2025 school year.

March 29, 2024 and beyond
Ongoing, rolling admissions (in classes where spaces remain)
San Diego French-American School has a rolling admissions policy and accepts applications year-round, space permitting. Priority is given to candidates who meet the aforementioned deadlines. Qualified applicants may be placed in a waiting pool for classes that have reached capacity.

For all admissions inquiries, kindly contact Sarah Blek in the Admissions Office at: or 858-456-2807 x306.

Research shows that achieving fluency in two languages results in higher IQ scores, greater academic achievement in English-language subjects such as reading and math, increased problem solving abilities, greater cognitive flexibility, increased ability to focus, and even increased resistance to dementia in old age! Deborah Pontillo, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist