Opening minds

The French American School is an international school located in College Hill. Here, we welcome children from Rhode Island and around the world from preschool through 8th grade. Please schedule a visit with our school community or simply stop by to learn how we might uniquely benefit your child.

  • June 22, 2016
    An experience of a lifetime: trip to Reus, Spain 2016

    This spring, our eighth-grade students had the experience of a lifetime before concluding their years at the French American School. On Saturday, May 28, they departed for a two-week class trip to study at the Collège Français de Reus, near Barcelona with English Teacher Zahra Bond and Spanish Teacher Corina Best.

  • June 21, 2016
    A spectacular series of performances

    “All of the performances, from Petite Section through Grade 8 showed the impressive creative abilities of our students, and our teachers each had their own unique way of using those talents,” observes Interim Head of School, Steve Murphy. “These events are always a great chance for the whole community to come together and celebrate the achievements of the school year.”

  • June 1, 2016
    A FASRI spin on the English Bard: Shakespeare in the City

    This year, all of our middle school students participated in the performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream in Shakespeare in the City , an annual event hosted by the Lincoln School and performed at the VETS theater. Some of the participating schools include: Classical High School, Wheeler School, Moses Brown School, Gordon School, Lincoln School,

  • May 25, 2016
    Flying bananas and liquid nitrogen: fun with science in kindergarten

    It's not every day that science class includes liquid nitrogen, flying bananas and ice cream covered marshmallows. Thanks to FASRI parents, Jennifer and Christian Franck, who both teach in the School of Engineering at Brown University and PhD students Jon Estrada and Lauren Hazlett, Marie-Laure Claeys's Kindergarten class had a one-of-a-kind lesson on the exciting world of science.

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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


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Open doors

Do you want to know more about our unique international program?  We are still accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year.

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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.

Summer Camps–1-2-3 Soleil

Why not learn a little French duing the summer? Open to all, summer camp at the French American School runs for four weeks from late June to through mid-July. Each session offers variety of fun, 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. Registration is open until June Friday June 10.