Bienvenue à L'Etoile du Nord!

It has been said that a second language is one of the best gifts a parent can give a child. L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion (LNFI) is the only French immersion school in St. Paul. Our goal is to have our students understanding, speaking, reading and writing in French by grade 5. Click here to learn more about immersion education. Click here to learn about our program.

School News

Interested in Immersion?

L'Etoile du Nord is a public school in St. Paul Public Schools.  

It is free to all students.

Download our flyer to learn more:

School Tours

We offer school tours to prospective families. Come see what a morning at LNFI looks like! Consult the school calendar for upcoming dates. 

Please call the office for more information or to sign-up.


Learn about all the great things happening @ LNFI:

Click here to download the May edition of the Principal's Newsletter

Click here to download the May edition of the PTO Newsletter

All-School Family Dance

Thursday, May 19, 6 - 7:30 PM.  The all-school family dance is officially back this year!  Join other LNFI families at the LOWER CAMPUS to dance, socialize, and enjoy some concessions. 

Rockin' Ryan, Apex Fun Run trainer, will DJ the event, so grab the entire family and join the fun!  Additional volunteers are needed to help make this a successful event, so please go online to sign up to help.

LNFI Garage/Bake Sale

Sale Dates:
Friday, May 20, 4:15-8 & Saturday, May 21, 9-4 LC gym

Volunteers are needed. Please sign up online or contact McKenzie Mahoney.  

We need:

  • More bake sale donations
  • Racks and hangers for clothes. Drop off at school - mark items that need to be returned with your name.
  • Volunteers for setup on Friday during the day & for Saturday

Tell your friends and family about the sale! The more shoppers, the better the sale and the better the fundraising totals!

Travel to France in 2017

Are you interested in having your child participate in the 
2017 Travel and Family-Stay Progam to France?

Download the booklet for prices, dates & intinerary. Interested in hosting a student from France? Download the flyer.

If you want to apply online:
1. Go to language and friendship
2. Create an account using these traveling codes:
AG13500  for travelers
AG13503 for hosting

Please direct all questions to MayNhia Vang.

School Profile

Our Principal

Principal Fatima Lemtouni is a fluent native French speaker who also speaks three other languages – Berber, Arabic and English. She brings a wealth of experience to her new position, including a background in teaching different languages to both native and second-language English speakers.

Access Principal's Welcome Page

Contact Us

Office Hours: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lower Campus (grades K-1):
1305 Prosperity Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55106
(651) 221-1480
School Hours: 9:30 - 4 p.m.
Breakfast-to-Go: 9:15-9:30
Phone: 651-744-1050
Attendance: 651-744-1053

Upper Campus (grades 2-5):
1760 Ames Place
St. Paul, MN  55106
(651) 221-1480
School Hours: 9:40 - 4:10 p.m.
Breakfast-to-Go: 9:25-9:40
Phone: 651-744-6970
Attendance: 651-744-6973

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