Lycée Français De Chicago - History

History

The Lycée Français de Chicago was founded in 1995 by a group of French and American parents, with backing from French businesses and the support of the Consul General of France in Chicago. The Lycée is accredited by the French Ministry of Education and is listed on the official directory of the French Schools in Foreign Countries as part of a French worldwide network which includes over 450 schools outside France. The school is also registered with the Illinois Board of Education and accredited by the Independent School Association of Central States (ISACS). The Lycée Français de Chicago opened with 134 students. Today the school has over 600 students representing more than 30 nationalities. Including French, American, Russian, Turkish, Pakistani, Canadian, English, Serbian, Haitian, Chinese, Polish, and many more.

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