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.

  • 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.

  • May 25, 2016
    A storytelling odyssey for the third grade

    Thanks to Percy Jackson, and the bestselling series, Greek myths have captured the imagination of a new generation of young readers. Camie Steuer used mythology as a the basis of a series of projects in her third grade class this year, culminating in the publication of an illustrated book.

  • May 18, 2016
    To Broadway via John Street

    During the fall trimester, Zahra Bond's seventh- and eighth-grade English students read the play The Crucible. Then on Wednesday May 11, they embarked on a field trip to New York City to watch a theatrical production of The Crucible on Broadway, followed by a hands-on workshop to practice staging a scene.

  • May 13, 2016
    An international milestone

    On Monday, May 2 at 6pm, Jean-Yves Carpanèse, Head of School at the French American School and Christophe Troucat, Head of School at the Lycée français international de Dubaï (the French International School in Dubai, U.A.E.) signed an official contract to formalize our new international exchange program between our two institutions.

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“I truly believe in children receiving a multilingual education. I believe this should be the norm for ALL children in this country.”
- 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.