L'école - French School of Raleigh

Enrollment for 23-24

Preschool applications will start on February 6th
Elementary school application started on January 11th

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

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...

December Newsletter

December Newsletter

L’année 2022 s’est terminée en beauté à l’école. Nos petits lutins se sont bien affairés tout ce mois dedécembre ! Ils ont confectionné des biscuits, fait de la confiture, décoré le sapin illuminé, passé unejournée en pyjama, assisté à la projection d’un film sur grand écran comme au cinéma en mangeant dupopcorn et, bien sûr,...

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...

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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.