American School of Paris - Starting Lower School

Welcome to Lower School!

You will find all the information that you need to prepare for the start of school.

Important Information

We accept students throughout the year through our rolling enrollment program.

If you have any questions about any of the resources listed below please contact Camille Burel in the Lower School Office:

Lunch Program

American School of Paris - Lower School LunchASP Lower School students in grades K5 - Grade 5 can either enjoy the Hot Lunch Program provided by our French chefs or they can bring with them to school each day a packed lunch from home. The dedicated Lower School Cafeteria has several microwaves to allow children with packed lunches to heat up food brought from home with supervision.

Click here for an example of a typical ASP Lower School cafeteria menu

School Supplies

Kindergarten 3, Kindergarten 4, Kindergarten 5
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle
  • A change of clothes in case of “accidents” (in a bag clearly marked with your child’s name) to include: 1 set of underwear, socks, skirt/trousers, shirt

Grades 1-5

  • Backpack
  • Water bottle with a cap
  • *PE Kit: Navy blue shorts, White t-shirts, Athletic shoes

* The ASP PE Kit is for sale. Students may buy this kit, or may wear any plain navy blue shorts or any white t-shirt. Some kits will be available on Orientation Day, otherwise can be ordered online.

Summer Reading

American School of Paris - Summer ReadingAs the library supports "just right" reading (books are selected according the child’s reading ability), we encourage our K-4 students to come to the library with or without parents and we will establish a personalized "just right" summer reading list. Indeed librarians and booksellers around the world will always be able to suggest great "just right" books and magazines for your children! Please contact us if you have any questions:


American School of Paris - Lower School AthleticsOur Lower School athletic program is divided into 3 seasons: Fall (soccer); Winter (basketball); and Spring (soccer).

For more information on the Lower School Athletic program, click here.