Rochambeau The French International School is a non-profit school, approved by the Ministry of Education and operating within the framework of the Agency for French Teaching Abroad (AEFE). As a member of this unique network ofnearly 500 schools in 135 countries worldwide, we offer the best of an education system acclaimed for the breadth of its program and its teaching of skill, providing its students with critical thinking, discipline and rigor.
Rochambeau is the only school in Washington DC and its surroundings to provide an education based on a unique combination of the French program and a high quality English program. It welcomes students from the Toute Petite Section preschool class (2yr old) to senior year, representing over 60 different nationalities, with varied cultural, socioeconomic and linguistic backgrounds.
This extraordinary diversity is an asset that we are quite proud of! Our students understand from an earlyage that differences and otherness are the richness of the world and great sources of discovery andpersonal enrichment.
At the crossroads of French and American cultures, we further increased the value of our academic andeducational approach by integrating the best of the American approach in terms of self development,autonomy, responsibility building, self-trust and creativity.
By giving our students access to a Maryland High School Diploma, as well as a French Baccalaureat, this unique education opens for them the doors of Francophone and Anglophone colleges and universities around the world.
The German International School Washington D.C. is a private, co-educational institution with more than 500 students in preschool through 12th grade, set on a quiet campus in Potomac, Md. Representing more than 20 different nationalities, our student body is truly international, united by a shared interest in German language and culture. The only full-time German day school in Washington, we offer rigorous academics in a warm, multicultural setting.
The school has a challenging German curriculum mixed with some American elements. Graduates receive the globally recognized German International Abitur (DIA) as well as a high-school diploma from the state of Maryland. We have two academic focus areas: foreign languages and science. Students gain fluency in at least two languages and achieve mastery of biology, chemistry, and physics. Our teachers prize critical inquiry, teaching students how—not what—to think. On graduation, they are prepared to enter any prestigious university worldwide.
The German International School is accredited by the German Ministry of Education and Maryland Department of Education. Our German curriculum is based on that used in the state of Thuringia, known for its high academic standards.
Our mission at CommuniKids Preschool DC is to prepare young children to become the global citizens of tomorrow by creating a joyful, playful, and nurturing environment that immerses students in a second language. Our program strives to instill the disposition, knowledge, and skills required to succeed in a highly interconnected world.
We have four locations: Falls Church, VA, Loudoun County, VA, Richmond, VA, and Washington, DC. The DC location offers half- and full-day Spanish Immersion Preschool programs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old. Our school is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
We also offer a Spanish Immersion Summer Camp program and after-school and weekend Enrichment Classes in Spanish, French, Chinese, and Arabic.
Our groundbreaking Early Childhood Second Language (ECSL®) approach addresses these needs by preparing children for their K-12 education, while developing multi-cultural competency and second language fluency. The hallmarks of the ECSL®(pronounced “excel”) program are:
- A warm and cohesive school environment
- Extended periods of immersion in a second language
- Extended periods of guided play activities
- Theme-based curriculum emphasizing tolerance, responsibility, and solidarity as the essential elements of a global perspective