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Tuition and Fees

2024-2025 Academic Year

To secure offered enrollment at San Diego French-American School for the 2024–2025 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

Pre-Elementary 
Toddlers (18 months old)$24,153
PKO (2 years old)$24,153
PK1–PK2 (3 and 4 years old)$22,763
  
Elementary School 
Kindergarten to 5th Grade$25,424
Middle School 
6th to 8th Grade$29,166

Part-Time Tuition Rates (Preschool only)

Toddlers (18 months old) 
5 Mornings$22,070
3 Full Days, M/W/F$19,712
2 Full Days, T/Th$15,767
  
PKO (2 years old) 
5 Mornings$22,070
3 Full Days, M/W/F$19,712
2 Full Days, T/Th$15,767

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, and local field trips.

Pre-Elementary$800
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:

PLAN A
One-time payment of the full tuition due on June 5, 2024 ($200 discount)

PLAN B
Two equal installments due on June 5, 2024 and November 5, 2024

PLAN C
Ten equal installments due on the 5th of each month from June 2024 to April 2025

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 $2,500 $1,500 $1,500 (if needed)
3rd-5th $3,500 $2,000 $2,000 (if needed)
6th-7th $4,500 $3,000 $2,000
8th $6,500 $3,000 $2,000

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

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

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