Bienvenue! Welcome to La Petite Ecole!

Columbia’s First Dual-Language Immersion School

                                        French & English

NEW THIS FALL!  ALL day hours (7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.)

Core Programs

Classes for children ages 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

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 (Tuesdays)
II French for Intermediate Learners (Wednesdays)
III French for Expanding Learners (Thursdays)

Only $150 for the entire fall session!

Bonjour Bébé© First Step in French 

Shared language learning for parents and babies 12 – 36 months.

11 classes for $100!

Language Club© French for Elementary Aged Students 

Children with previous language experience who wish to continue to be immersed in a fun and positive oral language environment are welcome to join our club!

For more information about our programs or to enroll, please contact us at or call  (573) 999 – 9237.  It is important to enroll early to save your space.