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Enrollment + DPS School Choice

We are a tuition-free public charter school authorized by Denver Public Schools, open to students from Denver and surrounding cities. 

Our school serves Kindergarten through 6th Grade (K-6) in the 2024-2025 year, and we will be adding additional grade levels each year until we reach full build-out as a K-8 school!

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We are a Denver Public Schools (DPS) Charter Elementary School.  Families from both Denver and surrounding cities can enroll in our school by using the DPS School Choice process.  

School Choice Round 2 is open now

Current FASDenver families enrolled as of January 11, 2024 are automatically rolled over into our school for the coming year (2024-25)  


For the 2024-2025 school year and beyond, any prospective French American School of Denver applicant in grades 3 through 8 wanting to enroll and be
admitted will need to demonstrate some level of French language proficiency.

Full Proficiency Prepardness Details, Requirements, and Exam Dates below 

French Assessment


For all new students (including siblings of existing students), you will use the Denver Public School unified one-application, one-deadline system called DPS SchoolChoice which has helped simplify enrollment for families, and ensures your child an equitable chance at being able to enroll in our school.  Language and Immersion schools tend to fill available spots very quickly, so don't miss your chance!  

1.  LEARN more about our school through our website, virtual gallery, or in-person during our weekly tours. 

DPS School Finder 

Enrollment Guide ​

2.  APPLY through the Parent Portal. To ensure your best chance of acceptance, rank the French American School as your #1 school choice (you can rank multiple schools) using the online SchoolChoice application. Fill out an online application for each individual student and sibling that you wish to have attend our school next year.  


3.  REGISTER with the French American School in March/April after you receive your school placement results. Waitlisted candidates will be contacted if spots open, but waitlist results do not carry over from year to year.  

Need Assistance?  
Phone:  720-423-3493 (DPS School Choice Hotline)

Video:  Short School Choice Video  

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Early exposure to a second language capitalizes on a child’s innate language-learning abilities, natural enthusiasm, and curiosity for learning. 

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