With 2 locations in New Milford and Jersey City, New Jersey, The French American Academy serves students from Pre-K2 through Middle School.

The Statue of Liberty is 2 miles away from our Jersey City school and 10 miles from our New Milford school.

The French American Academy is proud of our proximity to the Statue of Liberty since it was a gift from France to America, a symbol of wisdom, freedom – beacon of hope for  a bright future. The Statue of Liberty reflects the special relationship between the two countries, and beyond this, the universalism of our mission.

New Milford Campus

1092 Carnation Drive, New Milford, NJ 07646
Bergen County, next to the George Washington Bridge

Our campus in New Milford offers a vast and spacious outdoor space. Pre-K and K students can enjoy a safe and fenced playground with equipment. The 1st graders and up will be able to play soccer, football, basketball, and more on a large field.

The one-floor building is equipped with a gymnasium, library, cafeteria, kitchen and, a lab room. The spacious, light-filled atmosphere creates a spirit of positivism felt throughout the campus. Outside, students enjoy a playground, lawns and trees – green, sprawling acreage nestled within a residential community.

Grades and Programs : Pre-K2 through 5th grade

To get a sense of New Milford campus spirit, click below and let the students guide you!


Jersey City Campus

209 Third street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Hudson County, next to the Holland Tunnel

Ideally located in the historic district of Jersey City, our french american school  is just a few blocks from the PATH Station, Grove Street. This 3-story building offers 23 classrooms with bright light, warm colors and ample space. Students can enjoy a huge gymnasium for physical education or indoor recess.

Grades and Programs : Pre-K 2 1/2 through Middle School


  • 261 on 2 campuses + around 50 students in after school program


  • 48 teachers

Student/Faculty Ratio

  • 8:1 in Pre-K for two and 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)


More than 30 from around the globe.

Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kurdistan, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, USA, Vietnam