Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at the French American International School—the longest-established language immersion school in Portland, and the only IB school in Portland for preschool-8th grade.

Below, you’ll find the important dates and required steps of our application process for each grade level, as well as our most frequently asked questions. To begin the application process, click the Apply Today button below to set up your account in our Admissions Portal.

If you have additional questions or would like an update on your child’s admissions status, please don’t hesitate to connect with our admissions team at or 503-292-7776 ext. 1310.

Kate Sandgren
Director of Admissions

When do we need to apply?

For priority consideration, please apply by February 1 for the school year beginning the following September. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis after that date.

When are admissions offers made?

Offers of admission for applications completed by the February 1 priority deadline will be made in March and April. For applications received after February 1, offers of admission will be made on a space-available basis.

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