French American Academy of Morris Plains

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Basic Information

Address: 131 Mountain Way Morris Plains , NJ 07950
Phone Number: 973 206 1114
Head of School: Anne-Sophie Gueguen

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Additional Information

School Type: Private School
Immersion Type:
Total Immersion
Language(s): French
Year Started: 2007
School Size: 40
Classroom Size:
Student/Teacher Ratio: from 8/1 to 15/1
Mission Statement:

Our curriculum is dedicated to driving academic excellence through a rigorous combination of two national educational programs: French Education Ministry Curriculum American Common Core Standards Our approach focuses not only on academic excellence but also on fostering lifelong skills in all of our students: Communication - Collaborative Work - Creativity - Critical Thinking A pedagogical approach through Responsive Classroom creates safe, joyful, and challenging classrooms

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

We believe learning a second language at an early age is a lifelong advantage. We believe a bilingual approach benefits children both academically and cognitively. We believe children learn best when they feel safe, supported and nurtured. We believe big things happen in small classes. We believe in established traditions and the latest advances. We believe in diversity, ethnic and otherwise. We believe every child has a potential for excellence. We believe in educating the whole child. We believe we are all citizens of the world. We believe, passionately, in what we do.

School History:

The French American Academy was founded in 2007 in New Milford. Today we have three campuses Pre-K and Elementary New Milford (2007) Morris Plains (2010) Jersey City (2013) Middle School Opening in 2016.