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Treasuring a Language & Celebrating a Culture 

Since 2007

A registered 501(C)(3) not for profit organization, Chicago Persian School offers in-person and online Persian language classes to children and adults. Chicago Persian School highly qualified teachers are trained to use innovative teaching methods to engage students in a rich learning experience. Developed based on modern language acquisition research, our curriculum offers a holistic education in the Persian language and culture. We are determined to create a learning environment that caters to each student's interests, ability, and needs.

Academic Offerings for Group or One-on-One Learning:

In-person Group

On-line Group

In-person Private

On-line Private


For Age 2 to 6

Introduction to Persian

Designed to expose young learners to the spoken Persian language and new vocabulary through a full immersion curriculum that include children's songs, stories, art projects, role-playing, group games, and hands-on activities.




For Age 7 and older

Beginner to Advance Persian

Seven levels of our Persian Immersion classes offer an engaging curriculum with a well-balanced emphasis on the four main language acquisition skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Every learning opportunity is enhanced with interactive games, hands-on activities, and multi-media learning tools.




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For High School and College Age


Introduction to Persian


Tailored for young adults who are interested in a quick intro to the Persian language, while providing the option for the students to focus on writing skills vs. speaking.  An added bonus for college application and future careers.




For Adults

Beginner to Advance Persian

Persian language courses that prepare adult learners for real-life interactions.  We use a conversation-based approach for teaching the language and culture, as well as reading and writing (minimum age 14.)





Cultural Programs and Engagement Opportunities:

  • For the School & the Community

    Art & Culture

    Integral to our holistic educational approach are the programs that provide exposure  to the Iranian art and culture for all member of the community. We offer separate enrichment classes for kids and adults, arrange for field trips and hold engaging workshops.  

  • For the High School & College Students


    we strive to keep our alumni involved and connected through the alumni association networking events, engaging workshops with guest speakers/artists, performance, and volunteer opportunities at school (open to all past students who are at least 14-yrs old).

  • For the Parents


    We share resources with our parents to support them in their important job of raising happy kids who are grounded in their identity and culture. We partner with educational scholars to bring relevant information about bi-cultural/bi-lingual parenting in today's world.

  • For the Community

    Talent Show

    An annual showcase of Persian performing arts by the Chicago Persian School talents of all ages, including traditional and contemporary musical and vocal performances, comedy, and dance. This performance opportunity is open to our current and past students and their families.

  • For the Community

    Cultural Events

    Strong community partnership has been a core mission and a pillar of our success. Public events such as the Nowruz Party, Nowruz Bazaar, and Backgammon Tournament are offered annually to celebrate the glory of the Iranian culture  with  the larger community.

  • For the Community


    We collaborate with local non-profits to share the beauty of the Persian language and culture. We have partnered with the Oriental Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Children Museum to educate the public about Nowruz. We have also offered a Persian language module at a local middle school.

Chicago Persian School

Phone: 847-868-0577

School Location:

733 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016

Mailing Address:

3730 West Morse Ave., Lincolnwood, IL 60712


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