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 up through fifth grade. Please come and visit us to find out more. Our doors are open to welcome you.

  • November 20, 2014
    A culture of respect: Responsive Classroom techniques in the Elementary

    Mr. Boutin’s English classes are structured according to the principles of Responsive Classroom, a holistic class management technique that emphasizes fostering positive academic communities and encouraging learning in ways that honor each stage of a child’s development. Click here to read more!

  • November 18, 2014
    A workshop on nonviolent communications for faculty day

    On faculty day, Friday October 10, Naima Laraki, a well-known expert on nonviolent communication visited FASRI to gave a presentation to faculty and staff. Ms. Laraki is a certified consultant who works with individuals, families and organizations to bring harmony into every relationship and develop a culture of respect and nonviolence.

  • November 10, 2014
    Parenthood and petrol: a missive from the Automoble Club de FASRI

    In case you missed the link on our FASRI Facebook page, what follows is an excerpt from the Automobile Club de FASRI blog authored by parent and automotive aficionado, Sterling Vernon.

  • October 28, 2014
    The Installation Ceremony of Jean-Yves Carpanèse, October 7, 2014

    Jean-Yves Carpanèse was formally installed as Head of the French-American School of Rhode Island on October 7, 2014. Click here to read about the ceremony, the remarks and the honored guests at the event.

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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 $45,000! The FASRI Fund is vital to our students' success: your gift makes makes all the difference. Thank you.

Other ways to help

Introducing our Late Immersion Program!

Now accepting applications from non French-speakers from preschool through Grade 5. Click here to find out more or email

FASRI Language Center

Language classes for adults and children. All welcome! Please stay tuned for our exciting new programs.


Have fun in French! Our afterschool clubs are now open for fall 2014 registration. Click here to view a list of clubs offered and details about how to sign up. All our clubs are open to the community.


Our 2014 October Camp was a great success.

Learn more about camps at FASRI