Quick Facts about FMS

FMS: private, coeducational, non-denominational nursery, preK, K program focusing on the teaching of the early childhood fundamentals, early academics and the development of the French language.

Year founded: 2004

Grades: nursery (2s), pre-K 1 (3s), pre-K 2 and (4s) and Kindergarten (5s).

Programs: choice of 2,3 or 5 days per week in Toute Petite Section and Petite Section, 5 days per week in Moyenne Section and Grande Section.

School Hours: 9am to 3pm. School doors open at 8:30.

Aftercare Hours: 3pm to 5:30pm.

Lunch Program: catered lunch everyday at 12 noon (optional)

Drop off: 8:30am to 9am with drop off assistance offered on both campuses.

Curriculum: The Fundamentals of Learning (Les Apprentissages Premiers)

Student to teacher ratio: between 1:4 and 1:8 depending on the class size.

Accreditation: NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children).

Locations and campuses: Nursery/pre-K: 3224 N Street NW; Pre-K +/K: 3115 P Street NW

Parent Association: The Cordero Parent Support Committee (CPSC)

Services: Hot lunch, aftercare in French until 5:30pm, after school classes from 3 to 4pm, French Atelier for children 5 and up, 7 week summer camp.

School year: September 1 – June 2, 2017

Summer Camp: 7 weeks June 12- July 28, 2017