Tuition and Fees

2023-2024 Academic Year

To secure offered enrollment at San Diego French-American School for the 2023–2024 academic year, new families must sign the enrollment contract and make full payment of the non-refundable tuition deposit of $2,000.

Full-Time Tuition Rates

Toddlers (18 months old)$22,840*
PKO (2 years old)$22,840
PK1–PK2 (3 and 4 years old)$21,525
Elementary School 
Kindergarten to 5th Grade$23,595
Middle School 
6th to 8th Grade$26,575

Part-Time Tuition Rates (Preschool only)

Toddlers (18 months old)
5 Mornings $20,870*
3 Full Days, M/W/F $18,640*
2 Full Days, T/Th $14,910*
PKO (2 years old)
5 Mornings $20,870
3 Full Days, M/W/F $18,640
2 Full Days, T/Th $14,910

Application Fee

Per Child (2023-2024)$75
Per Child (2024-2025)$80

New Student Admission Fee

First Child $1,000
Additional Child $500

Annual Fees

Annual fees are non-refundable and paid each year with the first tuition installment. Annual fees cover the cost of textbooks, classroom and testing materials, insurance, local field trips, and Community Association fee.

Elementary School$825
Middle School$1050

Other grade level-specific fees may apply (Technology Fees, overnight field trips, FLE/ESL…) All rates are listed in U.S. dollars.

Tuition Payment Plan Options

San Diego French-American School offers three plans designed to meet the budgetary needs of our families:

One-time payment of the full tuition due on June 5th, 2023 ($200 discount)

Two equal installments due on June 5th, 2023 and November 5th, 2023

Ten equal installments due on the 5th of each month from June 2023 to April 2024

Administrative Fee $250

Technology Fees (Grade 3-8)

Deposit refunded upon return of Chromebook and charger to the school in good working condition.

Deposit $150
Annual Fee $50

Fluency Transition Program for beginners in French OR in English (based on student’s needs)

F.L.E.: French as a Second Language for beginners in French

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
K-2nd $2,000 $1,000 $1,000
3rd-5th $3,000 $1,500 $1,000
6th-7th $4,000 $2,500 $1,500
8th $6,000 $2,500 $1,500

E.S.L.: English as a second language for beginners in English

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
K-2nd $2,000 $1,000 $1,000
3rd-5th $2,000 $1,000 $1,000
6th-7th $2,000 $1,000 $1,000
8th $2,000 $1,000 $1,000

Enrollment contract signatures and all payments to the school are made through online platforms FACTS SIS and FACTS Tuition Management: Information about FACTS

None of our children spoke English when we arrived in California, but thanks to the help of the other students and the patience and understanding of the teachers (assigning English homework to match their abilities), they quickly adjusted. Frédérique, mother of Annabelle, Thomas, and Mathieu