EFAC participes in the organization of some extra-curricular activities led by ALES. These activities are only available to students enrolled at ALES in grades 5 through 8.Continue Reading
Does EFAC provide food services to students ?
EFAC students benefit from the same food services available to all students at CPS (ALES and LPHS campuses). They may purchase food in the school cafeteria or bring their own.Continue Reading
Does EFAC offer boarding options for students?
This is not a service provided by EFAC.Continue Reading
Do EFAC students wear uniforms ?
Students are not required to wear uniforms by EFAC, ALES or LPHS.Continue Reading
Are all EFAC classes located in one building ?
Students in Kindergarten through 8th grade have classes at ALES. Students in 9th through 12th grade have classes at LPHS.Continue Reading
What are the school hours ?
EFAC begins at 7:50am and finishes at 3:45pm, from Monday through Friday.Continue Reading
What are the dates of school holidays ?
EFAC follows the calendar of Chicago Public Schools. Please visit the Calendar page for more information.Continue Reading
What are the tuition fees?
Tuition fees are set annually by the program’s board. Please visit the Tuition page for more information.Continue Reading
Our family is very interested in your bilingual program. At what point should we apply?
Applications for the next school year are accepted through the end of March of each school year. We recommend to contact the EFAC director as soon as possible to indicate interest in the program. Registration for Abraham Lincoln Elementary School (ALES) and Lincoln Park High School (LPHS) requires proof of residence in the district . You must first find housing in the school district for your child to be eligible to attend ALES or LPHS. Note that final acceptance into…Continue Reading
My child does not speak French. Can he or she attend EFAC?
To ensure the quality of the teaching environment, EFAC requires that a child’s knowledge of the French language match the current grade level. It is essential that French is spoken natively by at least one person in the immediate environment of the child.Continue Reading