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Why French?

Why French? 

French is spoken by 125 million people in more than 40 countries. 

French as a foreign language is the second most commonly taught language in the world (after English).

Most American universities require knowledge of at least one foreign language.

French is the second most-studied foreign language in U.S. higher education institutions (after Spanish).


At the French American School of Silicon Valley, our challenging, creative bilingual program prompts children to speak fluently, think differently, and adapt easily as they become critical, independent thinkers and well-rounded global citizens.

Your child has the innate ability to learn multiple languages— and the French American School of Silicon Valley provides the immersive, supportive experience children need to realize that ability.

Our bilingual, multicultural program is a well-balanced combination of French structured learning and American teaching methods, which encourage self-confidence, creativity and mutual respect. 

The cross-language transfer of skills takes place gradually to ensure a proper command of both languages, with instruction time divided between French and English:

This challenging curriculum develops curiosity and a love of learning, ensuring graduates speak fluently, think differently, and adapt easily, wherever the world takes them.