Quick Facts about The French Maternal School

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

License: District of Columbia license

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

Classrooms: 5

Programs: 5 days per week in all groups.

School Hours: 9am to 2:45pm. School doors open at 8:30.

Aftercare Hours: 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm.

Lunch Program: Brown bag

Drop off: 8:30 am to 8:55 am with drop off assistance offered.

Curriculum: The Fundamentals of Learning (Les Apprentissages Premiers)

Student to teacher ratio: between 1:4 in TPS (8 students max) and 1:6 in other grades.

Location: 3224 N Street NW

Parent Association: yes, The Cordero Parent Student Association (CPSC).

Services: day school, aftercare, summer school

School year: early September  to mid-June.

Summer Camp: 5 weeks from mid-June to mid-end of July.