L'école - French School of North Carolina

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Why learn French?

More than 220 million people speak French on the five continents.

Why learn French?

French is also the only language, alongside English, that is taught in every country in the world.

Why choose L'école for your child?

L'école welcomes all children regardless of their French background.

A 100 % French immersion preschool

A school specialized in teaching French to elementary children whether their native language is French or not. A school that teaches students of all ages and all levels. A place where the Francophone community gathers.

What L'école offers teaching:

Full immersion, with native teachers trained in France.

A full immersion, with native teachers trained in France.

In full immersion. With native teachers. Based on the official school curriculum of the French government. That fosters children’s development and allows them to thrive.

French Companies in NC


French Families


French People

Our Core Values

Enthusiastic Environment

Our days are lived with fun and joy where our students and staff thrive


Strong academic French-American foundations

Integrity and respect

Our actions are guided by respect, and we behave with integrity

What our Families have to say

Latest News

November Newsletter

November Newsletter

Il y a comme un air de fête dans l’école depuis quelques semaines… Les enfants ont célébré Thanksgiving en épluchant et coupant courges, carottes, pommes de terre et poireaux pour la soupe collective qui a fait le régal de toutes les babines et bobines. Nos cuisiniers en herbe ont même impressionné la représentante de l’état...

Winter Workshops

Winter Workshops

We are so pleased to present this special offering taking place every Wednesday afternoon at L’Ecole between Thanksgiving break and winter break. Come share the holiday spirit with us!

October Newsletter

October Newsletter

L’automne s’est installé, les feuilles orangées des arbres tourbillonnent dans la cour de récré où les enfants profitent des dernières journées encore chaudes et ensoleillées.Ces semaines passées, les petites mains ont préparé des confitures et des pommes cuites dont le parfum a embaumé les couloirs de l’école. Petits et grands ont ramassé les citrouilles à...

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L'école - French School Mission Statement

L’école aims to help children become bilingual using a combination of proven academic methods, such as social and cultural activities. L’école provides a unique learning environment where children are able to explore their world through the French language. By offering the highest level of French teaching to children of all nationalities, we create an environment that fosters the love of learning and mastery of a foreign language, ultimately laying down the foundation for lifelong global awareness.