The French American School of Chicago (EFAC), formerly the French School of Chicago, was established within the public institution of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School (ALES) in 1981. Over time, the program gained momentum and finally starting in the 1995-1996 school year, EFAC the program in Lincoln Park High School (LPHS) covering the remaining grades up to “Terminale” (12th grade).

EFAC is a French school located in the heart of two American public schools. It welcomes children of Francophone background and offers a bilingual and bi-cultural education approved by the Ministry of Education through CM2. The middle school and high school follow the curriculum of the CNED (National Center for Distance Learning).