Registration for the 2023-2024 year at CHR – Church of the Heavenly Rest (Upper East Side) is now open.

Address: 1085 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

As spots are limited, registration is on a first come first served basis.

If you have any question about the program, please contact Stéphane or Nadia at 

Classes on Thursday, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm – $1,400/Year 

We need al least 10 registrations per class to open the program.

 (Payment by PayPal, Venmo, Credit card, & installment by PayPal)
If you need to pay by installment, please contact immediately by email the office (

French for Native Speakers – K to 5th grade – Thursdays  (click here) 

To register, please  click here.


EFNY continues to offer a virtual program for the 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested, please  (click here)

Classes Description:

French for Native Speakers (from Kindergarten to 5th grade)

Petits Francophones Kindergarten – This class is open to bilingual students. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. It aims to develop a rich oral language, organized and understandable by others. The child speaks and is understood through the language. He learns to be attentive to messages addressed to him, to understand and respond appropriately. The child starts the basic acquisition of the alphabet, the sounds and will be introduced to reading and writing in French.

Jeunes Francophones 1st grade  – This class is open to bilingual students 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 Francophones 2nd and 5th grade – This class is open to truly fluent in French students who are reading and writing in French. In this class, all activities are conducted in French. The students learn grammar, spelling and conjugation, read longer texts, consolidate vocabulary and verbal expression and write texts in accordance to their level in French.

The EFNY program follows a French-only policy in all Francophone classes, and students from these classes will have weekly assignments for efficient progressPlease help us with this by encouraging your child to follow these rules.