French Immersion

Interested in French Immersion for Your Child?

For families interested in the Toronto District School Board’s French Immersion or
Extended French programs, we offer an online process for applying to:

– Early French Immersion (EFI) which begins in Senior Kindergarten;
– Junior Extended French (JEF) which begins in Grade 4

We guarantee an offer of placement in the program (not a specific school) to all
on-time applicants. Transportation is provided as per the Board’s Transportation

The timelines for applying for these programs for September 2019 are:

– Applications for Early French Immersion (for a Junior Kindergarten aged child),
must be completed online between October 29, 2018 and November 26, 2018.
– Applications for Junior Extended French must be completed online between
January 7, 2019 and February 4, 2019.

Offers of placement within your chosen program will be made to all on-time applicants in the weeks following the close of the application window.  Please note: families with an older sibling currently in a French program are still required to complete an online application for the new student.

For further information about French as a Second Language programs, the
application process and dates for Information Evenings, please visit