A:Lycée is a public school. It is a type-2 public charter school serving all of Louisiana. Grades kindergarten and up are tuition-free. Our Pre-K4 program offers tuition-free and tuition-based seats.
A: Our locations are as follows:
- Patton Campus for Pre-K4 through Second Grade, 5951 Patton St., New Orleans, LA 70115
- Johnson Campus for Third through Ninth Grade, 1800 Monroe St., New Orleans, LA 70118
Lastly, we bought a school! Click here to learn more about our future campus.
A: Kindergarten and up are tuition-free. For Pre-K4, we have tuition-free seats available to families who qualify for our LA 4 program. Otherwise, annual tuition for Pre-K4 is $4,975.00 (2019-2020 school year).
A: Our tuition-free Pre-K4 program is made possible by the state’s LA 4 program. Families that qualify for federal free or reduced lunch are eligible to apply | click here for eligibility guidelines. Families applying to Lycée’s Pre-K4 program must have their application eligibility verified by OneApp. Please see www.lfno.org/oneapp for more information.
A: No and yes. Lycée does not require French proficiency for students entering Pre-K4 or kindergarten. For entry into first grade and up, applicants are required to pass a grade level appropriate French language proficiency exam.
A: No. In fact, over 95% of our parents do not speak French, and their students excel. If parents are interested in learning French, we have community partnerships that facilitate accessible language classes.
A: We strongly encourage parents to do one of the following, but it is not required.
- Attend an Open House
- Speak with the Admissions Department
Applicants for first grade and up are required to take a French language proficiency entrance exam.
A: Pre-K4 students must be 4 years old by September 30 of the school year, kindergarten students must be 5 years old by September 30 of the school year, and so on.
A: Great question! All deadlines are posted here.
OneApp’s Main Round generally launches in November. The Early Window deadline is in December, and the Standard Window deadline is in February. Notifications are released in April.
If you missed OneApp’s Main Round, note that Round Two generally launches in mid/late April. Applications to first grade and up are due in early May. Applications to Pre-K4 and Kindergarten must be submitted in late May, and all French language proficiency exams (for entry to first grade and up) must be completed by then. Finally, results become available in late June.
A: Students interested in applying to a school with entrance requirements must participate by the Early Window deadline. Therefore, students applying to first grade and up will need to participate in OneApp’s Early Window and contact Lycée Français to schedule a French language proficiency exam. At Lycée, the French language proficiency exam must be completed by the final OneApp deadline.
A: In its eight years of operation, Lycée has steadily grown. In the 2019 – 2020 school year, the school serves over 1,000 students.
A: Class size varies per grade, but maximum capacity is 25 students per class. Pre-K4 classes, on the other hand, cap at 20 students per class.
Updated September 11, 2019.