What's the key developmental advantage of dual-language education? It builds stronger, more complex, agile minds. The French-American School of Rhode Island (FASRI) is a unique educational experience for preschool through eighth grade. FASRI welcomes non French-speaking children from preschool up through the eight grade. Please come and visit us to find out more. Our doors are open to welcome you.

  • October 5, 2015
    A literary discussion with Tram 83 author, Fiston Mwanza Mujila

    On Friday September 25, the French American School hosted a literary discussion with visiting Congolese writer, Fiston Mwanza Mujila, author of Tram 83. The event was well-attended by college students, parents, alumni families, teachers, members of the local Congolese community and friends of the school.

  • October 3, 2015
    Alumni Profile: Cybele Greenberg

    What ways does the acquisition of a second or third language impact a student’s life? Cybele Greenberg, an early graduate of the French American School and now a senior at Harvard University, has had ample opportunity to consider dual-language education and the ways bilingualism has shaped her goals and her interests. Click here to read her observations.

  • September 23, 2015
    Welcome to the new library

    Perhaps the most obvious change in the school for most visitors this year was our vibrant new color palette on the first floor, but there were many other improvements made during the course of the summer that will have an impact on the academic life of our students. The library was relocated from the second floor to the lower level near the Middle School over the summer and we got a virtual tour from librarian Julia Johnston about the project and the impact it will have on the program.

  • September 9, 2015
    Congolese Author, Fiston Mwanza Mujila to Visit on September 25

    The French-American School is proud to host a visit from Congolese author, Fiston Mwanza Mujila on Friday September 25 at 5:30pm in the school auditorium, 75 John Street, Providence.

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“As a multi-lingual family, having a school that offers an integrated second language is important. We believe that it will give our child an advantage in the future.”
- FASRI parent


Please help us reach our goal of $55,000! The FASRI Fund is vital to our students' success: your gift makes makes all the difference. Thank you.

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Accepting applications for 2015/16

We are now accepting application from non French-speaking students of all ages. Email for more information on all the exciting new programs at FASRI.


Join us on on Friday, September 25 at 5:30 for an evening of literary culture with Congolese author Fiston Mujila. The discussion will be in English and the event is free and open to the public. Click here for details.

FASRI Afterschool

Have fun in French! Click here to view a sample list of clubs and learn more. All our clubs are open to the community.


Open to all, FASRI's 2015 summer camp will run from June 22 to July 17. Each session offers wide variety of fun-filled and educational activities with an emphasis on cultural enrichment, creativity, and hands-on learning. The summer camp complements the FASRI curriculum, with instruction in English and French. Click here to learn more.