La Petite Ecole
The Dual-Language Immersion School

Additional Programs

Additional Programs


Bonjour Bébé©

Why not give your little one a head start in learning a language?

10 Monday classes meet from 11:00 until 11:45 a.m. for an adult and baby (age 9-36 months).  Classes begin the week September 23rd, 2019.  Tuition is $100 only for the entire session!

You will enjoy beginning or expanding your French journey with your baby or grand-baby for 45 minutes each Monday.  You will both make new friends, sing songs, learn finger plays, do crafts and engage in fun and creative activities.  Come and join us!  Complete the Bonjour Bébé Enrollment Form and register today.



French for Adults©

At La Petite Ecole, we believe that immersion in another language is a lifelong gift!  No matter your level of French or your motivation for learning, we are glad to offer French classes for adults on a semester basis.  We meet once a week for 50 minutes for interactive language lessons that will leave you feeling more apt to communicate in a “real” way, than ever before.

This fall, adult classes will begin the week of September 9th, 2019.

  • French for Beginning Learners ~ Mondays (5:40-6:30 p.m.)

  • French for Continuing Learners ~ Tuesdays (5:40-6:30 p.m.)

  • French for Expanding Learners ~ Wednesdays (5:40-6:30 p.m.)

  • French for Mastering Learners ~ Thursdays (5:40-6:30 p.m.)

Only $150 for the semester of 10 classes!

To enroll, complete the Enrollment Form for French for Adults and return a hard copy with payment to La Petite Ecole.  If you have any questions, please call Janet Russell at (573) 268-3330 or email

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Teach Me French©

A unique opportunity for students ages 8-12 with previous French experience to develop their written French skills, while continuing to grow in their ability to speak and understand spoken French. 

This class meets on Thursdays, from 3:30 until 4:00 p.m. beginning on January 4th.  To enroll, complete the Enrollment Form for Teach Me French and return a hard copy with payment to La Petite Ecole.  If you have any questions, please call the school at (573) 999-9237.



French is Fun Language Club©

An opportunity for children ages 5-12 to enjoy after-school enrichment in French!

This time will include playtime, snack time, hands-on activities, and much more, entirely in French!  Language Club is available daily from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.  Parents have the option to enroll their children for 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days a week.  Transportation is available for an additional fee.

Children who wish to begin or expand their language abilities (children from early immersion programs, children of native French speakers, or children who have come to love the French language through other means) will benefit from interactive and hands-on communicative lessons. 

William (Age 4) "J'aime le Language Club parce qu'on peut faire des activités et on peut jouer.  Aujourd'hui on a fait des poulets"  (I like Language Club because we can do activities and we can play.  Today we made chickens.)

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High School Internships

La Petite Ecole welcomes high school students with a minimum of French 3 level to intern in our school.  The benefits of such an experience are too numerous to list.  Please contact Joelle Quoirin to discuss this wonderful opportunity. Shown here is a former intern’s end-of-term project on La Petite Ecole.