What is the minimum age to enter your school?

Children three years old can enroll in Nursery. This means that your child has to be three years old by December 31st of that year.

We do not currently live in New York City and therefore our child cannot take the discovery tour. What should we do?

If your child can not attend the discovery tour, you must provide a copy of the student’s report cards from the past two years translated in either French or English, as well as a letter of recommendation written by the child’s teacher.

I am late to fulfill the application’s deadline requirements, what can I do?

Applications should be received by the due date. However, we will consider any late applications if there are available openings for students.

My child doesn’t speak French, can I enroll him/her at EINY?

Children who don’t speak French can enroll in EINY up until the 2nd grade. They will receive personalized language support through our FLE program (French as a Second Language). We cannot admit children entering 3th grade or upper grades if they have never previously been enrolled in a school where they followed a French language program.

How many classes in each grade level do you have and how many students per class?

We have two classes for each level in Preschool with a student to reacher ratio of 9:1. There is one class per grade in Elementary with a student to teacher ratio of 9:1. Middle school goes through 8th grade with between 16 and 20 students per grade.

Is there an afterschool program and is it included in the tuition fees?

There is an afterschool program specially designed for the Preschool students and two different programs for Elementary and Middle school divisions. These afterschool activities are not included in the tuition fees and their payment is separate from the tuition.

How many different nationalities are represented at EINY? What is the ratio of French students per class?

EINY’s community is composed of students coming from more than 20 different countries. 39% of children are French, 6% are Americans, 14% are French-Americans, and 40% have a different citizenship. There is a minimum of 60% French-speaking children per class.

I have several children to enroll. Do you offer any tuition reduction?

Unfortunately, we do not grant any tuition reductions for additional siblings. However, we offer some tuition reduction if you pay your tuition payment in full by the May due date. French citizens may also apply for a French scholarship at the French Consulate of New York.

School financial aid is available to all EINY parents. You may apply for financial aid during the application process.

What are the French teachers’ backgrounds?

All of our French teachers are certified teachers with a French national teacher accreditation.

Is priority enrollment granted to siblings?

Siblings benefit from a priority enrollment if they have successfully completed their Explor’einy day.