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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction French
Native French teachers
Extra languages (other than French)
Class sizes Average 22 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €5,772
to: €7,916
This school has more than one campus in Riga:
Middle and High School: Ages 11 to 18

Address: Stabu iela 22, Riga, Latvia

Primary School: Ages 2 to 11

Address: Patversmes iela 20, Riga, Latvia

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Number of students

466

Number of nationalities represented in the school

27

Most common nationality

Latvian

Ratio of local students to international students

80%

Native French speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in French

Yes, special program "French as a Foreign Language" for non-French speakers

Additional language classes offered by the school

Latvian, English, Russian, German, Spanish

Max. number of students per class

Preschool and Primary school - 25
Secondary school - depends on the size of the classroom

Average number of students per class

Preschool and Primary school - 22
Secondary school - variable sizes between 9 and 28

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, but only in times of emergencies (like Covid-19 lockdown or prolonged periods of sick leave of pupil)

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, we are a secular school

External examinations or assessments available

Diplôme National du Brevet
French Baccalaureate
Cambridge certificate

Results in these examinations

DNB - 100%
French Baccalaureat - over 87%

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the level

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

According to the French law pupils can benefit from extra time allowed for completion of the tests or adapted evaluation

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Our pedagogical approach is a student-centered philosophy; teachers adapt the method to the pupils

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

If the pupils come from the French system or European school, then no. Otherwise there is an interview with the family and the student to test the motivation.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

For secondary school and non-French speakers there is a short test in Mathematics and reading-comprehension, performed in the language of their choice.

Waiting list

Depends on the level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Subject to availability, we accept new enrollments until end of June (end of the academic year).

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, subject to availability.

School start time

8:15 am.

School finish time

Preschool and Primary school - 3 pm.
Secondary school - depending on the timetable, between 3 pm and 5 pm.

Supervised care before/after school

The daycare service is provided every day from 3.45 pm till 6.30 pm.

School bus service available

No

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes, but only based on special dietary regime due to medical conditions (as confirmed by a doctor's note)

Uniform required

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Music, art, chess, dance, sports, robotics, brain games, etc. Advanced level Russian, English.

Sports activities included

Swimming lessons in the Primary school.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Athletic Club Jules Verne is a private-run association offering extra team-sports activities to our pupils. ACJV participate on regular basis to competitions and tournaments within the local and international schools community.

Facilities at the school

Library and science lab is available as per French curriculum.

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

École Française Jules Verne de Riga school is the only school in Latvia operating within the French educational system and recognized by both Latvian and French governments. The school is a part of the worldwide network of accredited French schools AEFE and offers high-quality intercultural education to children from preschool to high school.

Teaching approach of the school

EFJV will allow your children to immerse themselves into a multilingual universe open to the world and will prepare them to become enlightened citizens of the future endowed with the skills of the 21st century.

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