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With locations in New Milford, Morris Plains, and Jersey City, New Jersey, The French American Academy serves students from Pre-K2 through Sixth grade.

February 2007 – First Open-House on July, 14th 2007

The French American Academy of New Milford and Morris Plains is a nonprofit organization under the section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The French American Academy of Jersey City is a for-profit organization.

Locations – Tel: 201 338 8320

New Milford Campus · Open in 2007
1092 Carnation Drive, New Milford, NJ 07646

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Morris Plains Campus · Open in September 2010
131 Mountain Way, Morris Plains, NJ 07950 ·

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Jersey City Campus · Open in November 2012
209 Third Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 ·

Grades and Programs

The New Milford campus: Pre-K2 through Sixth grade.
The Jersey City campus: Pre-K 2 1/2 through Fourth Grade
The Morris Plains campus: Pre-K 2 1/2 through First Grade.

The Middle School will open in September 2016.

Enrichment activities, Afterschool French programs, Adult classes, and Private lessons are available in all campuses..

Student/Faculty Ratio:

5:1 in Pre-K (the legal requirement is 6:1)
8:1 in Pre-K for three year old (the legal requirement is 10:1)
10:1 in Pre-K for four year old (the legal requirement is 12:1)
12:1 in Kindergarten (the legal requirement is 15:1)
16:1 in First Grade (there is no more legal obligation but the public school ratio is usually 25:1)
18:1 in Second Grade and up (there is no more legal obligation but the public school ratio is usually 25:1)

Cultural Diversity
The diversity of our students, parents, faculty and staff reflects the multicultural nature of our community, which represents over 28 different countries Belgium, Brazil , Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Iran, India, Italy , Jamaica , Korea, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia  Senegal, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, USA

Accreditation and Memberships

  • Licensed and regularly inspected by the Department of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) of the State of New Jersey.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Association – Commission on Elementary Schools (for more information please visit their website at and NJAIS – New Jersey Association of Independent schools (for more information, click on
  • Accredited by the National French Ministry of Education up to 5th grade. For further information on the French network abroad, visit
  • Member of the Association of the French Schools in North America (AFSA). AFSA is a membership organization of elementary and secondary schools in the United States and Canada, all of which are accredited by the French Ministry of National Education.
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New Milford Campus

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Pre-K2 through 5th grade
1092 Carnation Drive
New Milford, NJ 07646
201 338 8320, press 1

Morris Plains Campus

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Pre-K2 through 1st grade
131 Mountain Way
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
201 338 8320, press 3

Jersey City Campus

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Pre-K2 through 5th grade
209 Third Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
201 338 8320, press 2