French for Kids

  • Home-based preschool for children 2 years 9 months - 5 years old learning together in a multi-age and bilingual environment.
  • Half day preschool program from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Extended day availble from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Nurture and develop all developmental areas -- physical, social, emotional, and intellectual. Special emphasis on social development and language development in two languages. Two-way bilingual approach which honors and respects both languages and the diverse cultural backgrounds of the participants.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students10 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,600
Tuition NotesTuition is for the school year September-June. Morning preschool program Monday-Friday 5 days/week 9-12:30
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorValerie Redfield

School Notes

  • Educational Philosophy and Approach Play is a major component of the program combined with activities such as: storytelling, reading stories, arts and crafts, music and movement, singing, puppetry, games, sewing, gardening, cooking, physical-knowledge activities, and outdoor play.  Readiness skills in literacy and math are taught individually or in small groups using developmentally appropriate activities and materials. Our program places special emphasis on social development and language development in two languages.  The curriculum is presented through monthly themes.  Much of the curriculum content is centered around the world of nature and cycles of the year.  A specialist in creative movement and storytelling enrich the curriculum with weekly classes.The classroom environment is serene and soothing.  Most of the classroom furniture is hand-made of wood.  Many playthings are handcrafted from natural materials such as wood, cotton and silk. 

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