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Tuition and Tuition Assistance

Commitment to Affordabilty

Inclusivity is one of EB’s core values. One of the ways we achieve socio-economic diversity is by dedicating a generous amount of the school’s budget to need-based tuition assistance.
Thank you for considering EB for your child’s education. We aim to provide the highest quality bilingual education while offering the best value to our families. EB is a nonprofit institution; the tuition is used solely to pay for the costs of educating our students. We are committed to helping families afford EB.

Tuition Assistance

Depending on the year, between 35% to 40% of EB families receive some form of tuition assistance, either from the school or from the French government in the case of French nationals.

Ecole Bilingue is committed to remain affordable in order to maintain its vibrant socio-economic diversity, which enhances the experience of all students. Families who are considering EB for their child, but may have challenges in affording it are encouraged to apply for tuition assistance.

EB tuition assistance covers up to 55% of the tuition, as well as overnight field trips. We provide step-by-step guidance on the process and deadlines to apply for tuition assistance.

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Bourses Scolaires

French families residing in the US can apply to need-based tuition assistance provided by the French government. This program is called “bourses scolaires” and covers up to 100% of the tuition. This program helps promotes enrollment of additional French native speakers, hence benefitting all students.

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Tuition for 2023-2024

*Tuition and fees for 2024-2025 will be announced early
2024*

Preschool and Kindergarten
$33,665
Grades 1 to 5
$34,430
Grades 6 to 8 (includes International Track)
$38,405
 
Tuition includes textbooks, classroom and art supplies, local day field trips, morning snacks in preschool and kindergarten, accident insurance, MAP testing, school class group picture, and a yearbook.

Fees

List of 2 items.

  • Optional

    Extended Day Package (unlimited morning and afternoon care during school days for the year)$1,470
    Drop-in rate$10.92 an hour
    School Breaks Package (day camps during the 2022-2023 school year: Fall break, Winter Break and Spring Break)$975
    Four weeks of Preschool Summer Camp$1,225
    Hot lunch - price per meal (subject to change)$6.25 to $8
    Optional overnight field trips (grades 5, 7 and 8)$2,340
    After School activitiesVarying costs
    Tuition refund insurance (mandatory on a family’s first year at EB and optional thereafter)1% of tuition
  • Required

    One time enrollment fee (first year only)$1,950
    Tuition refund insurance (first year only)1% of tuition
    Overnight field trips (grades 3, 4 and 6)Ranges from $615 to $1,210

Payment Options

We provide four options for paying EB’s annual tuition and fees.

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All Are Welcome! (Anti-Discriminatory Policy)

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley does not exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject any individual to discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin. This policy applies to all programs, services, and facilities, including applications, admissions, and employment.