Originally published in spring 2019 FAIS Magazine.
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
Last Thursday, our annual All-Alumni Reunion gathered more than 50 alumni, from class years 2009 to 2019.
"As a former student at FAIS, I wanted to share with the community a trip in Europe that I have now been on for three months focused around my passion for soccer (or football in the rest of the world).
MyaIndia Thomas ('14) was featured in a recent news broadcast from Eugene station KVAL for her success on the basketball court.