Learning a second language is an advantage for students and studies show is a key factor in academic success. A second language enhances overall skills in learning, expands career opportunities, promotes understanding among cultures, and creates multilingual world citizens. The TDSB offers a variety of French as a Second Language Programs in elementary and secondary schools.
In addition to the Core French program provided in all schools, the TDSB offers two specialized French programs:
These programs are open to all students. Application to these programs is made online the year the student is in JK (FI) or Grade 3 (EF).
- You must apply by the deadline.
- You must have a Toronto address.
- All communication about the program will continue through the original email address provided as part of the online application.
- While admission to a TDSB French Immersion/Extended French program is guaranteed to on-time applicants, admission to a specific school is not guaranteed if the school reaches capacity.