missionEcole Jean-Jacques Rousseau provides the students with a rigorous bilingual education in a small and welcoming multicultural community. The school draws on the best of the French, American and international educational systems preparing students to thrive at a High School preparatory level and later on at the top universities throughout the world. French at its core, Jean-Jacques Rousseau education transforms students into tomorrow’s global citizens, inspiring them to lead lives of purpose, responsibility and respect.

Ecole Jean Jacques Rousseau tries to maintain a small environment, a diverse community of teachers, parents and students of diverse social and cultural backgrounds and to provide a rich educational environment, emphasizing academic excellence and personal achievement.

Our objective is to provide students with a challenging and comprehensive preparatory education within our French preparatory program. Our program is based on the highly recognized French national curriculum enriched by key American courses including Language Arts, Literature, Writing, World Geography, Spelling, and Mathematics that allow flexibility and academic transfer to the best High schools schools and colleges in the world. The curriculum fosters self-respect and the respect of others.

Students acquire a structured body of general knowledge and develop analytical and critical thinking skills. Ecole Jean Jacques Rousseau is a small and unique environment that promotes initiative, autonomy, cooperation among peers, and individual responsibility, qualities that are critical to the success of thriving young adults.


Enrollment Range:

Preschool to Grade 8


10 Represented Nationalities – 6 Spoken Languages

Faculty to Student Ratio:

  • Preschool : 1 to 8
  • Elementary : 1-10
  • Middle School: 1-10
  • Average class size: Maximum capacity of 12 students per class

JJR Faculty:

80% with advanced degrees!

Tuition Assistance:

18% of the student body receives tuition assistance


  • School Hours 8 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
  • After School Care until 5:45 P.M.
  • 10- months school calendar (vs 9-months ‘usual’ school calendar)
  • 100% French Immersion at Preschool Level
  • Bilingual (and trilingual) Education starting Grade 1
  • Mandatory Performing Arts and String (violin) Program
  • Optional Guitar, Voice and Piano Program
  • Additional Languages Offered in Elementary Level: Arabic & Spanish

Our Philosophy

phil_smallEcole Jean-Jacques Rousseau is a preparatory French Immersion Program, non-sectarian, privately and family owned, where the talents of bright and motivated children are recognized, nurtured and developed to their full potential.

Our History

history_smallEcole Jean-Jacques Rousseau was first founded in 2005 with the Middle School Program, and through the initiative of a French Speaking Teacher/Director and an Educational Specialist who wished to share the French language and…

Our Leadership

The school is owned and operated by a French speaking family of educators and educational specialists. As teachers, directors and curriculum advisors, the Louali family has 30+ years of experience of academic excellence and…

Our Campus

Our new campus since 2012 is located between Braker Lane and Parmer Lane, on North Lamar Blvd, is a nurturing, stimulating, and safe environment for students to grow and succeed. Classrooms and science labs are designed to promote…