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French Immersion

Program Description

French Immersion provides students with opportunities to acquire and maintain language skills in French and English.


  • Develop language and literacy skills in French and English, and use both to communicate
  • Learn about French culture, traditions and celebrations


  • Proficiency  in English and French
  • Improved academic achievement
  • Improved communication skills in a student’s first language
  • Knowledge and appreciation of different cultures
  • International language certification opportunities 

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in French Immersion will receive the same high-quality education available in all of our programs.


To register in Kindergarten or Grade 1, no previous knowledge of French is required.

  • Students entering the program after Grade 1 are considered on an individual basis.
  • Late French Immersion is also available for students entering the program in Grade 7.

For more information about eligibility, contact a school offering French Immersion. 


  • Kindergarten to Grade 6 - Some yellow busing options are available.
  • Grade 7 to 12 - Edmonton Transit is the preferred method of transportation.

For more information about busing, contact the school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585. 


Elementary 2018-19

Junior High 2018-19

Senior High 2018-19