About FMES

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School/St. Francis Academy offers a Remarkably Different education to children in the pre-school, elementary and middle school levels. Small class size, before/after care, and a curriculum including foreign language instruction, gardening education and Earth Experiences are available on 10 picturesque acres in SE Portland.


Our new kitchen

The Laughing Planet Kitchen at FMES is a reality! Thanks to your gifts, and the hard work of many participants and supporters, this drawing is now a working …More »

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy's Annual Appeal

Your children

Our students

A precious gift that we share

You want their lives to be filled with a passion for learning

So do we

Your gift makes a difference

An amazing school doesn't just happen.

It takes a community of friends.

It takes you!



The Earth School is a featured member of the Green Community! See our ad and links in September’s Green Living Journal! http://www.greenlivingpdx.com/More »

Welcome Back to FMES

The school year has gotten off to a great start! Our picnic was an overwhelming success, our Fair Share program is ready to debut, our Lunch Program (Thank …More »

14750 SE Clinton St
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 760-8220
(800) 967-1502

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