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Welcome! FISW is a non-profit, bilingual preschool and elementary school for children ages 2 1/2 to 11 years old, preschool - 5th grade.
The FISW Annual Giving Campaign supports every aspect of your child's FISW education and enriches every student, every day.
Our goal this year is to reach 100% participation from all of our families. We realize that every family has a different financial ability. Whether $30 or $3000, it's important to give at a level that is meaningful to your family. Click here to donate online!
Learn more about our program and visit FISW. Tours are Tuesday mornings at 9:30am, and are a great way to learn more about our school! Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space.
Admission Coffees are also a great way to learn more about FISW. Come for an informal, round-table discussion about our school and our curriculum with our Head of School and Pedagogical Director. RSVP to email@example.com for one of the following dates:
- Thursday, April 23, 9:30am
If you're interested in applying, our online aplication can be found here.
Two languages are better than one!
As our world becomes fully interconnected, succeeding in the 21st century will require new ways of thinking, strong language skills and an open mind. Being bilingual has concrete advantages, and at FISW, we have an international parent body with families from around the world. Graduates are fluent in French, English and their native language.
Why a bilingual preschool?
Exposure to a second language should begin as early as possible, as the human brain is wired to learn language during early childhood. Immersion duplicates the conditions in which we all learn our first language—extended contact with a community of fluent speakers—and is by far the most effective method of language teaching.
For more information about the benefits of being bilingual, click here to read this New York Times article.