Paris: Procedure for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade

Paris: Procedure for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade

Paris: Admissions Procedure > Procedure for Pre-K, Kindergarten & 1st grade

Age of applicant:

4 years old by December 31 of Pre-K, 5 years old for Kindergarten, and 6 years old for 1st grade.

Language requirements:

None: English or French language skills are not prerequisites for admission in these year groups.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is January 9, 2024 at 6pm. However, the deadline is waived for families applying from abroad.

Start your admissions process

Applications must follow each of the steps outlined below.

School presentation

Get to know us

Learn more about us at a school presentation. These are held in both French and English.


Apply online

Before January 9 2024

Ready to start your application ? Create your online account by clicking the button below. If you are re-applying (submitting a new application for the same child), log in to your OPEN APPLY account, do not edit the child’s past application, instead simply select and complete “Add New Applicant”.


Pay your application fees

under 7 days

To submit your online application, you must pay the non-refundable €350 application fee.


Upload your documents

As soon as possible

To finalize your application, we ask that you upload several required supporting documents. 


Get an interview

Meet a member of our team

We meet all applicants and their parents in person whenever possible.


Decision letters

in March or April

We send out decision letters by email in March or April, and on a rolling basis thereafter.

Admissions office

Our admissions team is available to answer any questions you might have. You can reach them by phone or email, Monday through Friday (except Wednesday) from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

+33 (0) 1 45 75 22 40   

École Jeannine Manuel 
Bureau des admissions
70, rue du Théâtre
75015 Paris