Registration for the 2023-2024 year at PS527 (Upper East Side) is now open.

First class on February 1st, 2024.

Address: 323 East 91st Street, NY

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

If you have any question about the program, please contact 

Classes on Thursday, from 2:40 to 5:00pm – $700/semester 

We need al least 8 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

French as a second Language – K to 5th grade – Thursdays

To register, please  click here.

EFNY continues to offer a virtual program for the 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested, please send an email to

 Classes Description:

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

Petits Francophones K-1st grade – 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.

Moyens Francophones 2nd to 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.


French as Second Language (from Kindergarten to 5th grade)

K-1st grade – 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.

2nd to 5th grade – intermediate – 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, and students from these classes will have weekly assignments for efficient progressPlease help us with this by encouraging your child to follow these rules.