Why I Chose French International School of Philadelphia: 2011-02-25 School Selection Report

This is one parent’s opinion on why they chose French International School of Philadelphia. Help other parents–take five minutes to complete an anonymous survey to tell PSS and our readers about your school choice!

Date Submitted: 2/25/2011

What school did you decide on? French International School of Philadelphia

Calendar year your child entered 2006

Grade your child entered Kindergarten

What neighborhood are you in? NW Philly

What schools did you consider? CW Henry

What factors were most important to you? School Performance (test scores, success of graduates), Diversity, Special Programs (language immersion, music, etc.)

What first attracted you to the school? The main attraction to this school was its bilingual program. But once I visited the school, I was really impressed with the staff, the teaching curriculum and the diversity in the school. Additionally, the grounds for the lower school are great.

What were the critical factors that led to your choice? The teaching curriculum which not only teaches French and English but additional languages. And the fact that the kids at this school come from a variety of economic status and cultures.

Did you relocate in order to choose this school? No

On the political spectrum, I consider myself to be liberal

Please share anything else about your experience This school is not only for French speaking families. The diversity in the children’s cultures really make this school unique.

This is one parent’s opinion on why they chose French International School of Philadelphia. Help other parents–take five minutes to complete an anonymous survey to tell PSS and our readers about your school choice!

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