LYCéE FRANÇAIS de CHICAGO
To educate children PK-12 with a rigorous dual-language curriculum grounded in the French educational system, complemented by a strong American program and the International Baccalaureate, within an engaged multicultural community that encourages students to become responsible global citizens
More than 15 percent of students receive financial aid; more than $656,000 was awarded during 2012-13.
We employ 89 teachers and 32 administrators and staff. All are highly experienced and educated.
All students passed the exemplary French Baccalaureate exam in 2013. Graduates attend many of the finest colleges and universities in the world, including Harvard, McGill, Cornell, University of Chicago, and Yale, as well as Sciences Politiques and the Écoles Supérieurs.
CAMPUS AND FACILITIES:
Our 90,000-square-foot facility includes two gyms, a 1,000-seat auditorium, a library, computer labs, SMARTboard-equipped classrooms, science labs, two playgrounds, access to soccer fields, tennis courts, and a swimming pool. In 2015, the school will move to a new, LEED-certified, 118,000-square-foot facility in Lincoln Square, which will include a regulation size soccer field, covered outdoor play areas, a green roof, and a performance space.
Accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States and the French Ministry of Education, the Lycée is part of the global network of 450 French schools. The Lycée is also an accredited IB World School.
UNIQUE STUDY OPTIONS/PROGRAMS:
A global perspective is an essential part of a Lycée education. Class trips include travel within the United States and southern France, with high school exchanges to Germany, Spain, China, Italy, and France.
The Lycée, a school as rich and complex as the world itself, acts as the ambassador of a broader perspective. Students learn in an environment that embraces contrast, fosters a true culture of inquiry, and immerses them in the full spectrum of life. This uniquely engaged learning experience ensures that our children have the empathy, intellectual ingenuity, and courage to lead in an ever-changing 21st century world.
- 613 W. Bittersweet, Chicago, IL 60613
- Total Enrollment:
- Student-To-Teacher Ratio:
- 12 to 1
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- Managing Executive:
- Alain Weber, Head of School
- BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
- Sharon Langshur, Chair
Diane Saltoun, Vice Chair