A Better Brain
Students who learn a second language have increased academic ability. Bilingual individuals manage information more efficiently and perform better on standardized tests.
Access to better education and career opportunities. Being bilingual allows students to compete for jobs in a global marketplace.
64% of business leaders speak at least one foreign language.
Bilingual students develop creativity, problem-solving skills and higher-order reasoning.
Establish Cultural Dialogue
Students who know a second language have increased self-esteem and develop empathy toward other people and cultures.
Language of the Future
French and English are the only languages that are taught in every country of the world. French, after English, is the second most widely learned language in the world.
750 million people will speak French by 2050.
Learning a second language will improve the command of one’s native language.
We are Village. Are You?
The Village School offers a French-English dual language program for three-year-olds through fourth graders. This program is designed to support the needs of French families wishing to continue native language instruction, as well as for American families seeking a bilingual learning environment for their English-speaking children. The curriculum for this program is a dual language version of our school’s existing rigorous and project-based learning curriculum.