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|Language of instruction||English and French|
|Native English and French teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and French)|
|Class sizes||Average||18 students / class|
|Maximum||22 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Max. number of students per class||
|Average number of students per class||
|Native English and French speaking teachers||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
German, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Preschool–Grade 1: Each classroom has a set of 5–7 iPads. Students use iPads for literacy activities, practice on specific concepts, and to document classroom activities.
Grades 2–5: Each classroom has a set of 10 iPads and access to a set of Windows laptops. Students use iPads to make movies, multimedia books and screencasts about their learning. Using Windows laptops, students learn touch typing, file management and productivity applications.
Grades 6–8: Every student is provided with a Chromebook to facilitate classroom activities and create a stronger continuum between classroom work and homework.
Grades 9–12: In grades 9-12, every student brings a laptop to school. Laptops may be family-owned or rented from school. Students use laptops in class activities ranging from accessing digital texts to creating movies.
|External examinations or assessments available||
IB Diploma, French Baccalaureate
|School bus service available||
|Supervised care before/after school||
Pre-Elementary School, Pre-K–Kindergarten:
Elementary School, Grades 1–5:
Middle School, Grades 6–8:
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
- Art Classes (Musical Theater, Dance, Visual Arts, and More)
|School provided lunches||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Full-size gymnasium, 2 playgrounds, soccer field, basketball court
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The Lycée Français de Chicago has been providing a world-class education to American and international students since 1995. Beginning in pre-K and continuing through grade 12, students thrive in a unique multicultural, dual-language learning environment where instruction is provided in French and English.
LFC's curricula culminates in world renowned diploma programs. Students can choose to follow either the French Baccalaureate or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program, both highly regarded for their rigor and strength in preparing students for university and beyond. The IB program is offered to students in grades 9–12.