2016 NLMC Math & French National Medalists
2016 NLMC Math & French National Medalists

By being a family owned program, Ecole Jean-Jacques Rousseau tuition is significantly lower than other (French) private schools in the area, and it offers a Financial Assistance Program for qualified families.


String Program, a choice between violin or cello, is mandatory at French School of Austin, and the annual fee is included in the tuition. Some extracurricular activities may be included with tuition, depending on the school year: drama, yoga, chess, soccer, and modern dance.

Guitar, Piano and Voice classes are optional/additional classes and billed separately based on the outside instructor’s fee.

Annual Tuition includes all textbooks and school supplies, and violin lessons when applicable.

  1. Toddlers: New–Secure a spot now!
    • Monthly: $950
    • Three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday): $750
    • Two days a week (Tuesday and Thursday): $550
  2. Preschool: $8,000 (by February 1st) – $8,250 (after February 1st)
  3. K – Grade 6: $9,785 (by February 1st) – $10,035 (after February 1st)
  4. Middle School – Grade 7 & 8: $10,750 (by February 1st) – $11,000 (after February 1st)

Enrollment Fee and Deposit

The following payments are due when returning your signed Enrollment Agreement:

  • $1,000 one-time enrollment fee per child (non-refundable, non-deductible from tuition)
  • The following portion of educational fees and deposit per student (non-refundable):
  1. Toddlers: NEW!
    • Full Time: $950 (deductible from tuition)
    • Part Time: $750 three days a week to $550 two days a week (deductible from tuition)
  2. Preschool:  $800 deposit (deductible from tuition) – $1,050 (after February 1st)
  3. Grades K – 6:  $ 870 (K) – $950 deposit (deductible from tuition) – $1,120 (K) – $1,200 (after February  1st)
  4. Grades 7 & 8:  $1,075 – $1,325 (after February 1st)

You may also be billed for expenses not included in tuition including optional programs and music classes, after school care fees, and extra-curricular activities, volunteering fee etc…

Payment Options

Depending on the school year, families may qualify for the following discount (except when tuition fees are paid by an employer): a discount of $200 per student when tuition is paid in full by June 1st.

We offer two tuition payment options for preschool level and Grade 1 & 2. Families can either pay in full by June 1, 2016, or pay in 9 or 10 monthly installments from June  to February or to March via ACH drafts. An annual fee of $100 – $110 may be charged for this option. A $35 fee will be charged for declined bank drafts/debits.

Families may have the option to pay by credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Please note that a convenience fee of 2.75% to 3.5% is added to credit card transactions.

Tuition paid by employer (“prise en charge”) must be paid in full by June 1st.

International Students

A student who does not have a parent/guardian residing in the United States must pay tuition in full prior to receipt of his/her student visa.

Spring/Late Enrollment

In some cases, we can offer a late enrollment during the school year or admission for the spring semester. In this case, annual tuition and violin fee can be prorated. New Student Fee and Materiel fee cannot be prorated. All prorated tuition payment is made in full for the remaining school year and all the fees and tuition are non-refundable.