Recognized by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the excellence of our immersion program and for our great contribution to the promotion of the French language and culture, Ecole Kenwood French Immersion offers students in Columbus the opportunity to learn a second language naturally while following the national Common Core Curriculum. As one of the few recognized programs in the Midwest Region of the USA, we take pride in our history of success and unique model of education. Students are fully immersed in French in K through 1st grades, with the curriculum eventually taught 50-50 in French/English by the 5th grade.
Ecole Kenwood takes pride in having staff and students from all over the world, with about 23 different countries represented.
Ecole Kenwood students are taught the Ohio Learning Standards through French. Research shows that there are many cognitive and academic benefits to the bilingual brain. Students who are multilingual often outperform their monolingual peers. At Ecole Kenwood French Immersion students are challenged mathematically and scientifically in French!
Reading, Math, Social Studies, Science, Health, Art, Music, Physical Education, and Instrumental Music. Students learn the benchmarks through the curriculum guide of Columbus City Schools, in accordance with the national Common Core Standards. corestandards.org
* The curriculum guide is taught in French in varying amounts starting with 100% of the academic day in kindergarten and first grade to 50% at the sixth-grade level.