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Hours
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri   8:00am - 4:30pm
Thurs   12:00pm - 4:30pm

L'Etoile du Nord French Immersion School - Upper (2-5)

Address: 1760 Ames Place
Saint Paul, 55106
Grades: 2-5 (dual campus)
Principal: Lourdes Flores-Hanson
Enrollment: 280
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 221-1480
Fax: (651) 744-6971
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
280
Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
21 %
  American Indian
1 %
  Asian
4 %
  Caucasian
50 %
  Hispanic
15 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
10 %
Students in English Language Learning
14 %
Students in Special Education
4 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
33 %
Marker
1760 Ames Place
Saint Paul, 55106