The opportunity to see the Normandy History museum and Omaha Beach does not come often, or maybe ever...
French Immersion in Lower School
Starting at 2½ years old
Founded in 1979
most established language immersion school in Portland
5 language tracks in middle school
English, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
for our students to learn on, explore, and so much more!
"This school is amazing; teachers are all native speakers, academic rigor is the norm, and it is a truly mind-expanding experience for children."
"Both my kids graduated from FAIS… They both have told me it was the best thing I could have done for them. Extremely well prepared for high school."FAIS Parent
"I truly feel that the educational experience I received at FAIS has had a greater impact on my future than my high school and college experiences combined. Merci beaucoup, FAIS"FAIS Alumnus
“FAIS has a strong IB program that teaches children from preschool on about the greater world around them.” FAIS Parent
"Great engaged school. I went here, and they really care about all the students. They encourage engaged learning and multilingual learners."Dominic H., FAIS Alumnus
The FAIS community gathered this morning to celebrate our 5th grade students' journey from Maternelle to Middle School. Thank you to the parent volunteers for all of the time and creativity that went into making this such a beautiful and memorable experience!
Our next Head of School, Scott Hardister, will be joining our 5th graders for the second week of their trip to France (his first!).
Last Thursday, our annual All-Alumni Reunion gathered more than 50 alumni, from class years 2009 to 2019.