L'école - French School of Raleigh

Enrollment for 23-24

Preschool and Elementary registrations are now open

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

February Newsletter

February Newsletter

Mais où est passé le mois de février ? Il a filé, tout pressé ! Il avait pourtant commencé en douceur avec la Chandeleur et la préparation de crêpes sucrées. Unplaisir pour les papilles de tous nos gourmands, petits et grands !Puis la Saint Valentin a enflammé les cœurs, avec une explosion de rouge, de...

January Newsletter

January Newsletter

Les élèves de l’École ont commencé cette année 2023 un peu grandis après deux semaines de vacances et surtout avec le souhait de poursuivre les progrès amorcés ces derniers mois. C’est ainsi reparti pour une nouvelle année pleine de promesses, de sourires et de joie ! Et pour se motiver, rien de plus délicieux qu’une galette...

Fall 2023 Registration – Important dates

Fall 2023 Registration – Important dates

Dear Community, It is officially school registration season in Raleigh, North Carolina! If you are considering l’École for your child’s education for the 2023-2024 school year, here are the dates to remember : We invite all prospective parents to meet us in person at l’École for our open house on January 28th from 1 pm...

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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.