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L'Etoile du Nord French Immersion School - Lower (PreK-1)

Address: 1305 Prosperity Avenue
Saint Paul, 55106
Grades: PreK-1 (dual campus)
Principal: Lourdes Flores-Hanson
Enrollment: 214
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 221-1480
Fax: (651) 221-1487
Email: lourdes.flores-hanson@spps.org
Website: spps.org/frenchimmersion
• Experienced French-native and French-speaking staff offer students the opportunity to become bilingual by learning how to speak, read, write and understand the French language.
• Students in grades PreK-1 receive instruction in French 100 percent of the time; grades 2-5 receive 50 minutes of English instruction and the rest in French.
• After completing grade 5, students can continue French studies through our middle and high school pathways at Ramsey Middle and Central Senior.
• Native French educator interns teach students about French culture and language.
• Students also receive physical education, science, music and technology.
• Partnerships with community organizations and the French Embassy allow students to participate in science, theater and dance experiences, all taught in French.
 
We offer:
Pre-K (full-day and half-day)** • Discovery Club • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)* • Community Education afterschool programs (fee-based)
 
 
District Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, D, E, F

Quick Facts

Enrollment
214
Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
17 %
  American Indian
0 %
  Asian
10 %
  Caucasian
44 %
  Hispanic
12 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
16 %
Students in English Language Learning
16 %
Students in Special Education
4 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
41 %
Marker
1305 Prosperity Avenue
Saint Paul, 55106