How to Apply

San Diego French American School is now accepting applications on a rolling basis for the 2018-2019 academic year

To apply, please follow the steps below, or fill out our inquiry form for more information. The original application deadline was February 2nd, 2018. SDFAS is still accepting applications on a rolling basis while space is available. All supporting documents must be submitted along with the application.  After February 2nd, applicants may be placed on a waiting list for classes that have reached capacity. We encourage you to begin the process as early as possible.

PK0 through 8 – ADMISSION PROCESS:

Download our application form and follow the admission process steps below.  Email your completed application package to the Admission Director at:

Tel: +1 858 456 2807 ext. 306        Email: admissions@sdfrenchschool.org

STEP 1 – SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:
Complete the application form. A $150 fee is charged for submission of your application.

  • Email the following to the Admission Office with your application:
    • PDF copy of your child’s birth certificate or a copy of your child’s passport.
    • PDF of completed and signed Official Transcript Form.
  • Have your current school complete and email one of the Confidential Teacher’s Recommendation Form to our office. Choose from: PK0-Kindergarten, 1st-5th grade or 6th-8th grade.

Email it back to the Director of Enrollment, Catherine Olive at: admissions@sdfrenchschool.org

STEP 2 – RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF APPLICATION:
Our admissions team will review the file and will be in touch with an update on your child’s admission or application status.

STEP 3 – STUDENT READINESS ASSESSMENT:
After a positive review of your child’s application, a student readiness assessment will need to be scheduled. This friendly assessment encompasses a conversation, reading, writing and some mathematics. For children of ages 2 through 5, the child’s assessment is play-based.

STEP 4 – FINANCIAL AID:

If applicable, submit a financial aid application through the SSS system. Financial aid application is due on February 2nd, 2018. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a funds-available basis. The financial aid application process is separate from the admissions application.

For more information, please see the Financial Aid page.

STEP 5 – RECEIVE OUR DECISION LETTER – ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION:

Accepted applicants will receive an enrollment agreement via email to complete, sign and return to our admissions office. A tuition deposit will be due at time of signing to secure a space for the 2018-2019 academic year.