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French Immersion

French Immersion at Ecole Archbishop MacDonald Catholic High School is a full academic bilingual program with opportunities for International Baccalaureate Diploma courses, exceptional fine arts and athletics programs. The continuation of French Immersion at the High School level benefits the students for post-secondary and lifelong opportunities. At MAC our French Immersion students are exposed to a variety of learning experiences nationally and internationally through video conferences with the Center of Global Education. Our French Immersion students are proud to share their bilingualism skills and French culture within our MAC community.  

French Immersion Perspectives

Learn more about our Edmonton Catholic Schools French immersion programs from students, parents, and teachers.

French Immersion Entrance Requirements:

Students wishing to apply to Archbishop MacDonald Catholic High School French Immersion Program must have a minimum grade of 65% in each of the following Grade 9 courses: 

  • Religious Studies 
  • English Language Arts 
  • Etudes Sociales 
  • French Language Arts 
  • Mathematiques 
  • Sciences 

**Marks in these subjects are not an average but a per course minimum of 65%

French Immersion Benefits

  • Allows students to compete internationally
  • Dramatically increases job opportunities 
  • Enriched cultural experiences    
  • Provides more choices for advanced education
  • Strengthens literacy skills
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