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The French American School of Minneapolis offers a dynamic and immersive curriculum, harmonizing language, music, and the arts. Join us for the 2017-2018 school year and be a part of a life-changing experience!

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At the French American School of Minneapolis, we provide a private language-enriched environment for every student in an energetic and friendly school setting in Saint Louis Park. Our high quality academic approach spurs our students’ creativity and facilitates a fun, challenging learning experience. We are the only school in Minnesota accredited by the French Ministry of Education (cycle 1), and one of the only language-immersion schools making up of only French native-speaking teachers.

We pride ourselves on our low student-to-teacher ratio of ten to one, which allows teachers to tailor the curriculum to students’ individual learning abilities. Within our programs, we cater to a wider age range giving your family more options. Empower your children to join the 270 million people in the world who speak French!


When Preschoolers partner with High School students…

This is the second year that our preschool and pre-k students have partnered with the French students at Benilde-St. Margaret High School in Saint Louis Park. The high school students are in an advanced level French class lead by professor Frédérique Toft. At the beginning of the year, our preschool and pre-k students were interviewed […]

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Epiphany tradition with the story of “Roule Galette”

In France, the “galette des rois” is a cake traditionally shared at Epiphany, on 6 January. It celebrates the arrival of the Three Wise Men in Bethlehem. Composed of a puff pastry cake, with a small charm, the “fève”, hidden inside, it is usually filled with frangipane, a filling made from sweet almonds, butter, eggs […]

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Open Class

A couple of weeks ago, we invited parents to experience classroom life with les piccolos, called “Open Class”. Our objective in the toddler class was to really explain the physical arrangements of our space. We often hear, “Wow, it’s such a nice class!” The space is designed around the developmental learning of children as they explore every […]

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Testing, Evaluation & Success

How do traditional evaluations benefit the students ? When we talk about evaluations, don’t we have in mind a constant idea of comparing or measuring one student to others ? We have so many emotions when it comes to testing. At the French American School of Minneapolis, we made the decision to use a constructive testing tool […]

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Bébés Chouettes, An Interactive Story

Young children love to be read to. Young children love books that talk about familiar subjects.We took those two statements and decided to create a living book with our toddlers (the Piccolos) and preschoolers (the Violins). We chose the story of Bébés Chouettes (owl babies) by Martin Wadell and Patrick Benson, because it touches on the fear of young children of mom not […]

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