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 alternative 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.
Before attending pre-med at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Christopher Kniesche ('09) decided to take a gap year to travel, see the world and explore his interests in greater depth before continuing his academic studies. He went to the Chitwan District, Nepal to work in a hospital, then to Saint-Louis, in northwest Senegal where he taught and played soccer on a local team. Read more about his experience.
“Steve Murphy (Middle School math and science teacher) is excellent at developing clear routines and strategies for the classroom that help students understand what is required of them. This allows them to delve more deeply into the subject matter," Jeremy Freitas, Director of the Middle School. Click here to learn more about the curriculum.
On Tuesday, December 9, the Board of Trustees gave the green light for three new programs beginning in the fall of 2015, and Jean-Yves Carpanèse met with the Parent Association the following morning to make the announcement. FASRI will now be offering a Late Immersion program to teach French to students entering first through the fifth grade, an Italian Language Program which will provide an immersion program for children entering preschool through kindergarten, and an International Track for students in the Middle School with no prior knowledge of French.
This year, FASRI has begun accepting applications from students entering kindergarten through the fifth grade. Click here to read more about our Late Immersion Program.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10am to 1pm.
Kindergarten parents and families are invited to cheer our graduates.
Please join the elementary and middle school students for their end-of-year show here at FASRI. 7:00 PM in the auditorium.
“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.”
As we work on our upcoming spring fundraising event, we have sponsorship opportunities to offer! Support FASRI's unique program while promoting your company. More details here. Thank you!
Language classes for adults and children. All welcome! Please stay tuned for our exciting new programs.
Have fun in French! Our next session of afterschool clubs will begin on Monday, January 26. Click here to view a sample list of clubs and stay tuned for our new offerings and sign-up details. All our clubs are open to the community.
Our 2014 October Camp was a great success.
Learn more about camps at FASRI