Accepting Applications for 2021–2022

Our prospective 2021–2022 families can learn about FASPS in different ways:
  • In-person Tour: Families can schedule an in-person tour of the school based on the following criteria: two adults maximum from the same family (no children) and outside regular school hours. We will perform a health screening, maintain physical distancing, and enforce a face covering-on policy while at the school.
  • Virtual Discussion: Families can schedule a virtual discussion with our admissions director, Déborah Worrall.
During our tours / discussions, families will …
  • Hear a short presentation about the school (what it means to be a French-American school, the value and implications of a bilingual education, how the network of international French schools works, the make-up of our student body, the qualifications of our faculty, the structure of our curriculum from young pre-kindergarten through grade 8, and more).
  • Learn about our music program, coding & technology, physical education, and field trips.
  • Hear more about our learning specialists, student and staff wellbeing, and positive discipline.
  • Learn about our popular Extended Day, Hot Lunch, and Bus programs.
To sign up for a tour / virtual discussion, click here. For further information, click here.

On-campus vs. Distance Learning

  • Currently, we have all of our Preschool – Grade 2 students either learning in person at our Mercer Island campus or, if they so choose, following our on-campus program remotely from home.
  • Our Grade 3–8 students are in distance learning from November 30 through December 11.
  • From November 30 through December 11, we are supervising our Grade 3–8 essential worker students and students with special needs at our Mercer Island campus (Grade 3–5) and our Bellevue campus (Grades 6–8).
  • Between December 14 and 18, we will welcome back our Grade 3–8 students to on-campus learning at our Mercer Island and Bellevue campuses.

School Year Calendar

Click Here to Download FASPS’s 2020–2021 School Calendar

Communications Resource Board

Current FASPS Parents: We have created a new Resource Board on MyFASPS (click here) where we’ll post links to emails that have been sent, a to-do list, deadlines, and more. If you have a question or want to suggest something to post to our Communications Resource Board, please email Kyle at Thank you!

FASPS Calendar

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Located on Mercer Island just east of Seattle, the French American School of Puget Sound (FASPS) is a private, bilingual school for children age 2 (tiny young pre-kindergarten) through grade 8. Students benefit from a rigorous academic program, arts and technology curriculum, social and emotional learning, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.
FASPS does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. This policy applies to applicants, employees, students, volunteers, parents, and coaches. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints alleging violation of this policy: Civil Rights Coordinator: Debbie Newell,; Section 504 Coordinator: Benjamin Orillion,; and Title IX Coordinator: Debbie Newell,