Our award-winning, student-produced Web Radio crew of 1st-5th graders recorded four episodes in one session last week!
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 3rd graders went on a field trip last Friday to tour the Portland bridges.
Fifth graders have built forts twice this week in the new Nature Play + Forts area in the forest. Their teacher, Cédric Strapart, says, “they love it!”
One of the many engaging programs run by our extracurricular team, PM Classes offer an alternative to childcare for students to explore areas of interest in a non-academic setting.