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French Immersion Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade (CP) Program

//French Immersion Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade (CP) Program
French Immersion Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade (CP) Program 2018-04-26T18:42:22+00:00

kids schoolLa Maison Des Enfants is a French Immersion Preschool, Kindergarten for children ages 3 to 6. We have a single classroom of no more than 14 students. All instruction will be in French and taught by two native-speaking teachers, for a ratio of no more than 7 students per teacher. Only French will be spoken around the children during school.

Please consider donating to help expand the program, retain amazing teachers and provide needs-based scholarships for students. Designate “French Immersion Program” under Special Instructions. Thank you!

Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade activities include:

● French language

Stories

Songs

● Writing

Math

Science

Cooking

● Painting

Drawing

Dance

Physical Exercise

We adhere to the curriculum of the world-renowned French Ministry of Education. Our education emphasizes fun, respect, good manners, arts, music, physical exercise, and good food.

All children must be potty-trained prior to attending. Children applying for first grade must be French speaking.

Recent projects done by the Kindergarten class:

La Recette du Pain

Monsieur Zouglouglou

The school is located on the campus of The University of Utah at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1721 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112.

2017-2018 Schedule Overview:

The school meets Monday through Friday.

Morning Program                            

Drop-Off: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Pick-Up: 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Extended Day Program           

Drop-Off: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Pick-Up: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Kindergarten Program            

Drop-Off: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Pick-Up: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Official link to French curriculum for preschool: www.education.gouv.fr/bo/2008/hs3/programme_maternelle.htm

Official program e-mail: jennifer.killpack-knutsen@utah.edu 

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year:

FIP Information including programs and tuition for the 2018-2019 School Year: FIP Handbook 2018-2019

An informal meeting is required before applying for the program.  Please email jennifer.killpack-knutsen@utah.edu to request a meeting with our staff.

Our preschool program is currently full for 2018-2019. A few spots remain in our kindergarten program. To request being added to our wait list for the 2018-2019 school year, please click here.

To be added to an interest list for the 2019-2020 school year, please click here.

Other Important Information

School Calendar

Typical Day in the Program

French Immersion Program Faculty

Immunization Form