Our Mission

San Diego French-American School provides a rigorous dual-language immersion curriculum and unique multicultural experience that forge open-minded citizens.

Our Vision and Philosophy

SDFAS is an independent, co-educational dual language School educating students in preschool through eighth grade. SDFAS is recognized as a leader in bilingual education with many years of educational achievement.

SDFAS’ middle school program from sixth to eighth grade is founded on a student-centered approach to learning. The School provides an excellent academic curriculum that seeks to enhance student self-awareness and broaden appreciation for international perspectives. Our program prepares students for American high school and international schools as well as French schools.

SDFAS has established and continues to develop a program that takes students to new heights. It gives students the solid foundation that will prepare them for future challenges:

  • Language and communication skills
  • World knowledge
  • Excellent math and scientific background
  • A 21st century learning environment

Our program nurtures natural imagination, encourages creative skills and opens students’ minds to understanding other cultures and traditions. It imbues their character with ethics and strong moral values that will allow them to become effective decision-makers and citizens of the world who will have a positive impact on society and the planet.

Our Values

We value respect and tolerance, multicultural awareness and open-mindedness, achievement, hard work, ethics and courage.