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.

  • April 14, 2015
    Francophonie 2015: a celebration of French culture around the world

    March is always an important moment in school life as FASRI participates in La Fête de la Francophonie. This international celebration of French language and culture is held each year throughout our local region and around the world. Special events are organized by the French Consulate, the Alliance Française, the American Association of Teachers of French, as well as by individual institutions.

  • April 13, 2015
    Video news: a peek into the Middle School science classroom

    How many students just out of college will understand the specifics of their expenses? Middle School Math and Science Teacher Stephen Murphy created an innovative project to help students in the seventh grade map out what their budget might look like after their educational careers end.

  • April 9, 2015
    Exploring the five senses in the Maternelle

    On April 8, students in the four Maternelle classrooms got to explore the senses and consider they can teach us about the world. The children attended sensory "workshops" in different classrooms to experience sounds, sights, smells, taste, and touch–all described in French.

  • March 9, 2015
    Calendar project gives eighth graders a close-up look at French Revolutionary history

    The eighth grade got a fascinating, in-depth look at daily life during the French Revolution recently, with a project on the Republican Calendar (calendrier républicain français) with Middle School French Teacher, Hans-Bertrand Mugnier.

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“A child can enter FASRI speaking only one language... That same child can leave speaking, reading, writing, listening and thinking in two languages - a great opportunity for anyone in the 21st century.”
- 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.

Other ways to help

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.

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.


Our 2014 October Camp was a great success! Summer camp will run from June 22 to July 16, 2015. Click here to learn more about camps at FASRI.