Registration for the Spring 2022 Semester at PS133 William A. Butler (Boerum Hill) is now open.

Spring semester will run from Monday, February 7th, 2022 to Friday, June 17th, 2022.

Classes at PS 133 –  $665/semester

If you have any question about the program, please contact Missy or Genoveva at 

French for Native Speakers – 1st to 5th grade – Mondays-  (click here) 

French as Second Language – 1st to 5th grade – Mondays-  (click here)

If you are interested for register, please send an email to

 EFNY continues to offer a virtual program for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested, please  (click here)

Classes Description:French for Native Speakers (from 1st grade to 5th grade)

Jeunes Francophones 1st & 2nd graders  – This class is open to bilingual students in 1st grade who are already reading in English and will be reading and writing in French. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The child starts the basic acquisition in reading, writing as well as grammar skills. The student will be taught to better differentiate English to French and to understand the basic grammar rules.

Moyens & Grands Francophones 3rd, 4th & 5th grade This class is open to students who are truly fluent in French, and focuses on oral and written expression, grammar and spelling. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The child reads longer texts and consolidates its bases in grammar, spelling, conjugation and vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on written expression: namely write short varied texts (dialogs, fiction, description, portrait). Children are encouraged to read independently.

French as Second Language (from 1st grade to 5th grade)      
1st graders  & 2graders– beginners:  This class is an introduction to verbal communication and is adapted to the comprehension skills of young learners. The goal is to bring the children to express simple phrases in basic social situations through various activities: stories, creative projects, songs and games.

 3rd to 5th graders – intermediate or advanced: this is an intermediate class for students with basic verbal and comprehension skills of the French language. The children continue building their verbal and comprehension skills and expand their vocabulary through varied and playful activities.


The EFNY program follows a French-only policy in all Francophone classes. Please help us with this by encouraging your child to follow this rule.