As a culminating project in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme -- and a significant event in our students' primary educational journey -- the 5th Grade Exhibition provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate independence and responsibility for their own learning.
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
Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day! On April 18, 2nd graders shared small poems with teachers, staff, and their fellow students to carry with them for reflection, inspiration, or just a quick break for cuteness.
Last week, Extracurricular Programs hosted a special FAIS+ Fashion Design event with Ashley Vincent (FAIS parent).
Continuing their unit on “Who we are: we depend on one another,” the preschoolers recently welcomed Nurse Katy to their classrooms.