Language Schools & Programs
Special weekend and evening schools offering classes in language and culture have been organized by the local international community. Although designed primarily for children of the specific nationality to maintain their culture, classes for adults and for non-native speakers may also be available. Below is a listing of several language schools in the area.
St. James Armenian Church
St. James Sunday/Armenian School holds Armenian classes for grades K-5. Students learn to read and write Armenian, while exploring their Armenian culture and history. Students also learn the Armenian alphabet, vocabulary, and how to speak Armenian at a moderate conversation level.
- St. James Armenian Church
The Richmond Chinese School
The Richmond Chinese School offers ten levels of instruction for students between the ages of five and eighteen, as well as two classes for adults. In the classroom the students are taught the literary skills involved with the Chinese language as well as the speaking of Mandarin Chinese.
- The Richmond Chinese School
FRENCH, SPANISH, ITALIAN and CHINESE
Enb Languages 4 Kidz Llc
ENB Languages 4 Kidz programs are specifically designed to introduce 3 to 6 years old to languages through theme-based lessons. ENBs will experience a variety of themes through songs, the arts, theater, dance, and story telling activities. Our unique approach to teaching language aims for children to acquire language naturally as well as foster their innate curiosities for learning about the multicultural World in which they live.
CommuniKids's mission is to prepare young children to become the global citizens of tomorrow by creating a joyful, playful, and nurturing environment that immerses students in a second language.
- Enb Languages 4 Kidz Llc
FRENCH, SPANISH and RUSSIAN
Heartwood Grove School
Heartwood Grove School is a French Immerision K-6th day school with plans to expand to offer Spanish Immersion for the 2015-2016 school year. We offer a full curriculum which includes math and science in the target language, French choir and ballet, art, social studies and Model United Nations. Students also take an elective State Department critical languge, currently Russian, and we are exploring adding other languages. We are adding a grade each year. Private tutoring available.
Rudlin Torah Academy is a Jewish Day School serving Jewish youth of all backgrounds in grades K-12. It offers quality education in both Jewish studies and traditional academic subjects.
Other religious schools and programs for children and adults offered by local agencies and congregations include:
- Congregation Beth Ahabah’s Barbara & William B. Thalhimer, Jr. Religious School: 804-358-6757
- Congregation Brith Achim Religious School: 804-732-3968
- Congregation Or Ami Reform Religious School: 804-272-0017
- Congregation Or Atid Religious School: 804-740-4747
- Weinstein Jewish Community Center of Richmond: 804-285-6500
- Aleph Bet Preschool: 804-740-2000
- VCU Hillel: 804-545-8657
- Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Judaic Studies: 804-827-0909
- University of Richmond, Jewish Studies: 804-289-8248
The Hindu Center of Virginia provides classes every Sunday for young children to learn Indian languages.
The school is open on Saturdays, once a week for the purpose of providing students an opportunity to retain and develop Japanese language skills and expand their knowledge of Japanese culture and traditions.
Contact: 804-272-1475 or 804-249-3751 (Ms. Kang, Administrator)
Asnex Inc. offers classes in Japanese language and culture.
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