French Immersion Programs

La Maison Des Enfants is a French Immersion Preschool and Kindergarten for children ages 3 to 6. We have a single classroom of no more than 14 students. All instruction will be in French and taught by two native-speaking teachers, for a ratio of no more than 7 students per teacher. Only French will be spoken around the children during school.

Preschool and Kindergarten activities include:

French language
Stories
Songs
Writing
Math
Science
Cooking
Painting
Drawing
Dance
Physical Exercise

We adhere to the curriculum of the world-renowned French Ministry of Education. Our education emphasizes fun, respect, good manners, arts, music, physical exercise, and good food.

All children must be potty-trained prior to attend. Children applying for first grade must be French speaking.

Learn more about our program through this short video

2019-2020 Schedule Overview:


The school meets Monday through Friday.

Morning Program

Drop-Off: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Pick-Up: 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Extended Day Program

Drop-Off: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Pick-Up: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Kindergarten Program

Drop-Off: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Pick-Up: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Official link to French curriculum for preschool: www.education.gouv.fr/bo/2008/hs3/programme_maternelle.htm

Official program e-mail: jennifer.killpack-knutsen@utah.edu

The school is located on the campus of The University of Utah at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1721 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112.

1st day school – Monday, August 26, 2019

Labor Day No School – Sept 2, 2018

Fall Break No School – Thursday, Oct 17 – Friday Oct 18, 2019

Thanksgiving Break No School – Nov 27-29, 2019

Parent-Teacher Conferences No SchoolFriday, December 13,  2019

Winter Break No School – Dec 23, 2019 – Jan 3, 2019

First Day Back – Jan 6, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday No School – Jan 20, 2020

President’s Day Weekend No School – Thursday, Feb 13 - Monday, Feb 17, 2020 (return to school Tues. Feb 18)

Spring Break No School –  March 23-27, 2020

Parent-Teacher Conferences No School – Monday, April 20, 2020

April School Break No SchoolMonday, April 27 -  Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Memorial Day Holiday No School – May 25, 2020

Last day of school – Friday May 29, 2020

Informational Meeting/Open House for the 2020-2021 school year:

French Immersion Program Informational Meeting/Open House for the 2020-2021 School year will be Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Please register for this by clicking red button to the right.

Date: February 1, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Virginia Tanner Dance
1721 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

This meeting is for all families interested in attending La Maison Des Enfants for the 2020-2021 school year. Get an overview of the program, meet faculty and staff, see the facility, and ask questions about our program.

La Maison Des Enfants is a French Immersion school. Classrooms are creative and nurturing environments limited to 14 students with a highly qualified, native-speaking teacher and an assistant, for a ratio of no more than 7 students per adult.

Preschool: 5 days a week. Half day 9am-12:30pm. Full day 9am-3pm.
Kindergarten: 5 days a week, 9am-3pm.

Age and level-appropriate activities include:
French language | Stories | Songs
Writing | Math | Science | Cooking
Art | Music | Dance | Movement & Physical Exercise

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year:

Our Preschool and Kindergarten program is currently full for the 2019-2020 school year. To request to be placed on our waiting list for the 2019-2020 year, please click here. Our waiting list does not rollover from year to year.

 

French After School Program: K-6th Grade

Dates: September 13 - december 6, 2019 ( no classes October 18 and november 29 )
time: 3:30 - 4:45 pm
tuition: $230 + $15 material fee

Come join us for a fun, creative and engaging program, taught entirely in French!

Requirements: Children ages 4-12, who are enrolled in K-6 for the 2019-20 school year and who are French speaking, or have been enrolled in a French program for at least one year.