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

Schedule Overview:


The school meets Monday through Friday.

 

Please Note: for the Spring Semester 2021  we are holding school virtually due to COVID. 

virtual online school schedule: preschool

3 - 4 year olds
Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 am

virtual online school schedule: junior kindergarten

4 - 5 year olds
Monday through Friday
9:30 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Music class Wednesdays 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

virtual online school schedule: kindergarten

5 - 6 year olds
Monday through Friday
9:30 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Music class Thursdays 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Administrative questions 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.

Parent Zoom Orientation - Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 5:30pm

Meet and Greet - Saturday August 29, 2020 at 2:30pm

First Day of School - Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Labor Day No School – Sept 7, 2020

No School – Sept 25, 2020

Fall Break No School – October 15-16, 2020

Parent -Teacher Conferences - Thursday Nov 5, 2020

Thanksgiving break No School – Nov. 25-28, 2020

 

Winter Break No School – December 21, 2020-January 5, 2021 (school resumes on January 5, 2021)

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday No School – Monday, January 18, 2021

President’s Day Weekend No School – Friday, Feb 12 and Monday, Feb 15, 2021

No School – Friday, March 12, 2021

Spring Break No School – March 29 - April 2, 2021

Parent Teacher Conference - Thursday April 15, 2021

No School – Thurs. and Fri., May 6 & 7 , 2021

Memorial Day No School – Monday, May 31, 2021

Last Day of School - Friday, June 4, 2021

Informational Meeting/Open House for the 2021-2022 school year:

Our informational meeting for the 2021-2022 school year will be held via Zoom this year on Friday, January 22nd at 6 pm (please call the Tanner Dance office at 801-581-7374 before 3 pm Friday, January 22nd to get the link to this meeting).

Please click here for our handbook which outlines tuition, policies, and more: French Immersion Program Handbook 2021-2022

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year:

A few spots are open in our program for 2020-2021. Please Note: for the Spring Semester 2021  we are continuing to hold school virtually due to COVID.  To inquire about a spot in the program, please contact Jennifer at jennifer.killpack-knutsen@utah.edu.

 

 

 

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.