Bienvenue! Welcome to La Petite Ecole!

Columbia’s First Dual-Language Immersion School

Core Programs

Classes for children ages 1 1/2-6

*  We know that small groups are best for greater language learning so we limit the number of students in core classes and maintain an outstanding teacher/student ratio.


Additional Programs

Bonjour Bébé, After School Language Club, and Adult Classes

Bonjour Bébé© First Step in French 

Shared language learning for parents and babies 12 – 36 months on Mondays, 11-11:45 a.m.

11 classes for $100 beginning on January 30th, 2017.

Language Club© French for Elementary Aged Students 

Children ages 5-12 with minimal previous language experience who wish to to be immersed in a fun and positive oral language environment are welcome to join our club!

Language Club is available daily from 3:00 to 5:15 p.m.  Parents have the option to enroll their children for 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week.

French for Adults©  5:30-6:20 p.m.

Whether you have studied French before or not, come and join our conversational courses beginning the week of September 12th 2016. You will love the dynamic instruction, the fun interactive lessons, and engaging group setting in which your ability to use “real” French will grow!

 I French for Beginning Learners (Mondays)
II French for Continuing Learners (Tuesdays)
III French for Expanding Learners (Wednesdays)
IV French for Mastering Learners (Thursdays)

Only $160 for the entire session of 12 classes!  Classes this spring begin the week of January 30th.

For more information about all our programs or to enroll, please contact the Joëlle Quoirin, the School Principal, at or call  (573) 999 – 9237.