Business name: North Seattle French School
Products and/or services: Bilingual elementary education located on Phinney Ridge; rigorous academic program fostering social and emotional skills and critical thinking; physical and emotional awareness through arts, music, dance and extensive outdoor play; small class sizes; curriculum based on internationally-recognized program developed by the French Ministry of Education, incorporating the best of U.S. styles of creative thinking and problem-solving.
How long in business: Opened in September 2013 with first kindergarten class of 12 and 2 full-time teachers.
Unique/interesting features about business: “Our mission is to nurture and educate young minds to become capable independent thinkers and contribute as global citizens of the future,” said the school’s Virginie Volpe.
Address, phone and website: School is located in the Phinney/Greenwood neighborhood. Phone: 206-218-2175. Website www.northseattlefrenchschool.com