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Why L'école?

Language immersion


To develop a strong foundation for students, instruction and curriculum in our preschool classes are delivered entirely in French.


As students progress to higher grades, they spend increasingly more time with English teachers; 12% of their time in Kindergaten  (45min per day 4 times a week), and 25% of their time in the elementary school ( 2 hours a day 4 days a week).

NO FRENCH KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED for students entering preschool.

Some knowledge is preferred for kindergarten, but no worries, we can help your child reach the required level.

A test will be administered before acceptance in the elementary school so we can help your child progress better.

You do not need to speak French at home to enroll your child in the French International School of Raleigh.

The Federated US FLAM

L'école - French International School of Raleigh is a member of the Federated US FLAM, a prestigious organization that supports and promotes French language and culture in the United States. Through our partnership with the Federated US FLAM, we are able to offer our students a truly exceptional education that combines French language instruction with a rich cultural experience. We are committed to working with the Federated US FLAM to provide our students with the best possible education in French language and culture.


L'école - French International School of Raleigh is currently in the process of being accredited by the French National Education system. Accreditation serves as a testament to our commitment to excellence, and we diligently adhere to ALL guidelines set forth by the French educational authorities, as outlined in the relevant documents. This includes compliance with prescribed content (curriculum), the organizational and managerial aspects of the school, teacher recruitment procedures, and more

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