2018 National Medalists – French National Contest & Mathematics NLMC National Competition

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 must be requested by the family. They are billed separately based on the outside instructor’s fee.

Annual Tuition includes all textbooks and school supplies, and violin/cello lessons when applicable, and all Arabic and Spanish courses.

  1. Toddlers: New–Secure a spot now! – Full-Time: $1,100 per month
  2. Preschool: $8,970 (by February 1st) – $9,370 (after February 1st)
  3. Grade K: $9,520 (by February 1st) – $9,920 (after February 1st)
  4. Grade K-6 (with string program fees): $10,100 (by February 1st) – $10,500 (after February 1st)
  5. Middle School – Grade 7 & 8: $11,000 (by February 1st) – $11,400 (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, deductible from tuition):
  1. Toddlers: NEW!: $1,100 deposit
  2. Preschool:  $890 deposit or $937 (after February 1st)
  3. Grades K:   $952 deposit or $ 992 (after February 1st)
  4. Grade K-6:  $1,010  deposit or $1,050 (after February  1st)
  5. Grades 7 & 8:  $1,100 deposit or $1,500 (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 three tuition payment options: One payment, Two payments and 10 Monthly installments.

Families can either pay

  • In full by June 1st with a tuition discount of $200.
  • Two Payments Due on June 1st and November 1st.
  • In 10 monthly installments from July  to April 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.