We were thrilled to welcome more than 200 grandparents and special friends to campus today! They started off the morning by seeing their student in action in the classroom, followed by a tasty brunch from St. Honoré’s Bakery, and capped off with musical performances from students in Toute Petite Section (our early preschool for 2½ year-olds), preschool, and 4th grade.
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
“Measure twice, cut once.” Rounding out a semester-long interdisciplinary project between art and math, 7th graders apply what they've learned in geometry to design compositions out of wood.
Fifth grade students sent letters to Governor Kate Brown to ask for more protections for wolves in Oregon as part of their exhibition project. This week, they received a response back! Keep up the great work!
Kindergarten and 1st grade families gathered Thursday night for Bedtime Story Assembly: a 25-year FAIS tradition, started by longtime English teacher, Robin Faltersack.