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 such as yoga and drama. Additional fees apply for other extracurricular activities if offered: soccer or chess.

Guitar, Piano and Voice classes are optional/additional classes, and must be requested by the family. The school hires an instructor to offer these classes. They are billed separately based on the outside instructor’s fee.

Annual Tuition includes French textbooks, notebooks, and violin/cello lessons when applicable.

Additional fee applies for the after school Third Language Track option.

2022 – 2023 Early Bird Registration – Before March 1, 2022 – Annual Tuition:

  1. Toddlers : $11,500 ($1,100 per month)
  2. Preschool & Kindergarten: $10,500 ($955 per month)
  3. Grade K-6 (with string program fees): $11,500 ($1,060 per month)
  4. Middle School – Grade 7 & 8: $12,500 ($1,260 per month)

2022- 2023 Registration – After March 1, 2022 – Annual Tuition (+ $500 – $1,000): 

  1. Toddlers : $12,000
  2. Preschool & Kindergarten: $11,500
  3. Grade K-6 (with string program fees): $12,500
  4. Middle School – Grade 7 & 8: $13,500

 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): Deposit amount is 10% of the annual tuition.
  1. Toddlers: $1,150 or $1,200 deposit
  2. Preschool & Kindergarten:  $1,050 or $1,150
  3. Grade K-6: $1,150 or $1,250
  4. Grades 7 & 8:  $1,250 or $1,300

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.

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.