OVERVIEW OF NYFACS LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

Below is an overview of the percentage of time students spend in French and English by grade level:

LOWER SCHOOL K-2 INSTRUCTION

75–80% of classes are taught in French. These include:

  • Reading and writing
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies
  • Art
  • Music

20–25% of classes are taught in English. These include:

  • English reading and writing
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Physical Education

ESL/FLE* as needed based on language assessments


UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3–5 Instruction

50% of classes are taught in French language. These classes include: 

  • French Reading and Writing
  • Social Studies
  • Art
  • Music

50% of classes are taught in English language. These classes include:

  • English Reading and Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Physical Education

ESL/FLE* as needed