INFANTS AND TODDLERS (ages 6 weeks to 2 years)
Full-day, full-year care for infants and toddlers is offered in warm, home-like environments designed to help parents who are working or going to school with their childcare needs. Lead teachers are highly skilled in providing nurturing environments for young children. Each child has a primary caregiver in the classroom. Group size is not greater than eight so that babies and toddlers benefit from high-quality interactions and caring/nurturing attention.
RENAISSANCE L’ECOLE MATERNELLE, (ages 2 to 5)
High-quality prekindergarten services for all children ages 2 to 5 years are available full-day, full-year in a new facility especially designed for young children. Services are offered by highly credentialed lead teachers and other staff with a master’s or bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. Family engagement and involvement is a key component to Renaissance’s high quality. Classes are taught based on nationally and internationally recognized French curriculum from Canada and France.
Grade School, (Grades 1 to 6)
Renaissance offers a French immersion program for children in grades 1-6. The French Immersion Program follows the District of Columbia Public Schools curriculum. French Reading/Language Arts taught through the content areas of Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. The teaching staff has assembled curricula including texts, novels, audio-visual materials, and technological resources in French. The other portion of the day includes English Reading/Language Arts, and Health The majority of classroom discussions, presentation of objectives, homework, tests, and follow up activities are in French. Homework is in French.