Teacher with students in the classroom
Student Service Learning Opportunities
Student Service Learning Opportunities

Hosted by The Washington Center for International Education, two upcoming Student Service Learning programs are available to students age 15 and up (all programs are conducted in English).

  • YOUTH FACING RACISM This dynamic SSL program for high school students includes online small group discussions as well as a service project completed at Corhaven Graveyard, a historical burial ground for African Americans who were enslaved in Shenandoah County, Virginia. Starts week of Sept 27, required field trip is Saturday, October 2. (all sessions required for SSL credit hours) 10 SSL Credit hours.
  • YOUTH FACING THE GLOBAL REFUGEE & MIGRATION CRISIS - This program has two components: 1) a Diplomacy Simulation designed by the U.S. Department of State introduces students to the language of “stakeholders” in international migration and border crises, and 2) an Advocacy Service Project engages students with actual domestic and global stakeholders interested in real-world migration policies and the care of refugees. ALL ONLINE: Monday, Sept 27, 4:30-6:00pm; Wednesday, September 29, 4:30-6:00pm; Friday, October 1, 4:30-5:30pm. 8 SSL Credit hours

Required for application:

  • Students may please click here to access the preliminary application form. Indicate which program you are applying for.
  • Students are required to submit a short personal statement explaining why you want to take part in this program and what you hope to learn from your participation. This should also indicate which high school you attend, your current grade level, and how you heard about this program. Submit by email.

Recent News

Play and Pause Buttons for Slideshow
Press and Media Week in the CDI!
AEFE Basketball Tournament - The boys are tournament CHAMPS!!

Notre équipe de Rochambeau Boys a remporté un match de haute lutte, pour pouvoir participeret de GAGNER la finale sur le sol du mythique United Center lors du match d'ouverture des Bulls de Chicago en NBA.

Our Rochambeau Boys team won a hard fought game, to be able to compete and WIN the finals on the floor of the mythical United Center in the opening game of the Chicago Bulls NBA game.

Vive la Francophonie! Happy International French Language Day!

En tant qu'école internationale française de Washington, nous reconnaissons les 220 millions de francophones, répartis sur les cinq continents, et encourageons notre communauté à célébrer leur amour pour la langue française.

As the French International School in DC, we are recognizing the 220 million francophones, across five different continents, and encouraging our community to celebrate their love for the French language. 

Celebrate the Class of 2023 and their College Acceptances

Rochambeau says "Bravo!" to the members of the class of 2023!

Your students have worked hard with this goal in mind and we are happy to share where the members of the Rochambeau class of 2023 have been admitted to colleges and universities around the world. 

  • Magenta Pins indicate an offer, or offers, of admission
  • Red Pins indicate a student, or students, intention to enroll


Water4Future Hackathon | 3rd Place Winners

Félicitations à nos étudiants de Première : Nicolas Crenn, Samantha Pressman, Daniel Pressman et Hanna-Coura Gueye Prystawski pour leur troisième place au hackathon Water4Future (W4F) ! Nous sommes très fiers de vous, les Optimistes de l'eau !

Congratulations to our Premier Students: Nicolas Crenn, Samantha Pressman, Daniel Pressman, and Hanna-Coura Gueye Prystawski for placing 3rd in the The Water4Future (W4F) hackathon! We are so proud of you Water Optimists!