French Immersion provides students with opportunities to acquire and maintain language skills in French and English.
Develop language and literacy skills in French and English, and use both to communicate
Learn about French culture, traditions and celebrations
Proficiency in English and French
Improved academic achievement
Improved communication skills in a student’s first language
Knowledge and appreciation of different cultures
International language certification opportunities
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in French Immersion will receive the same high-quality education available in all of our programs.
To register in Kindergarten or Grade 1, no previous knowledge of French is required.
Students entering the program after Grade 1 are considered on an individual basis.
is also available for students entering the program in Grade 7.
For more information about eligibility, contact a school offering French Immersion.
Kindergarten to Grade 6- Some yellow busing options are available.
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We acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting grounds, gathering place, and travelling route to the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.
Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000