Who We Are

Established in 2007, St. Louis Language Immersion Schools, Inc. (“SLLIS”) is a not-for-profit language immersion charter public school located in the City of St. Louis in Missouri. SLLIS currently operates the following programs: the Chinese Program, the French Program, the Spanish Program, and the Middle School Program. At SLLIS, students are taught in their focus language whereby 50% of the core subjects (math, language arts, science, and social studies) are in the focus language with the goal of academic literacy and a gifted and talented level of rigor for all students. Classrooms are bilingual environments.

SLLIS is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We actively encourage all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation to apply.

Our Community Support

St. Louis Language Immersion School Inc. is a federal non-profit organization led by a board of active community members invested in renewing international educational programs in St. Louis. SLLIS is funded primarily by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and guided by a charter agreement with our primary sponsor, the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). All of our schools follow the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education educational standards and protocols, and UMSL conducts regular reviews of our work.