Overview

Founded in 1866 and located 25 miles from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school for 450 students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 9. The School’s boarding program (grades six through nine) serves 110 students from throughout the United States and more than 15 foreign countries, forming a true multicultural community that is a unique and defining aspect of the School. Fay’s challenging academic program emphasizes the development of solid foundational skills, preparing students for the intellectual demands of independent secondary schools. Fay’s supportive learning environment affords students the opportunity to develop close relationships with the School’s caring and dedicated faculty. In the spirit of our motto, Poteris Modo Velis ("You can if you will"), Fay seeks students who embrace the School’s core values of Academic Excellence, Earnest Effort, Honorable Conduct, Dedicated Service, and Wellness of Mind, Body, and Spirit. Through participation in a wide variety of athletic, artistic, extracurricular, and service activities, Fay students gain a better understanding of their interests and talents and become actively engaged, community-minded citizens who take initiative and assume leadership roles. Fay is committed to educating each child to his or her full potential through a broad, balanced, and challenging program that establishes a solid foundation for a productive and fulfilling life.
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Official information of Fay School in 2024 | FindingSchool

Boarding Grades: Grades 7-9
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $79,030
# of Students: 475
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 17%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $113,684/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 83%
SAT: N/A

Sports

(Total 15)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Equestrain
Fencing
Fitness
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Equestrain
Fencing
Fitness
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Arts

(Total 4)
Guitar
Media
Photography
Art
Guitar
Media
Photography
Art

Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 28)
Debate
Yearbook
Antler Club
Backgammon
Calligraphy
Chess
Color Team Officers
Community Connections
Competition Math
Creative Writing
Debate
Yearbook
Antler Club
Backgammon
Calligraphy
Chess
Color Team Officers
Community Connections
Competition Math
Creative Writing
Cultures Through Crafts
Economics Club
Editorial Cartoons
Greenhouse
Innovation Lab
Lawn Games
Math Tutoring Club
Model Building
Model UN
Moosepaper
Music Practice
Open Art
Roses
Team Handball
Teas of the World
The Power of Sports
Thought Bubble
Trivia
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1866
Campus Size: 66 acres
Boarding Rate: 55%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 12/13
Interview: On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: Updating
Other Accepted Scores: TOEFL Junior 850, ISEE
School Code:
TOEFL: 8939
SSAT: 3130
ISEE: 222609

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Brief Reviews

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4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.7 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 71)
Recommended
4.3 (44 reviews)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Fay School

01.
Tell me a bit about Fay School.
Fay School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1866, and currently has about 475 students, 17.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.fayschool.org.
06.
Where is Fay School located?
Fay School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 24 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Fay School have rigorous academic requirements?
Fay School also have 83% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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Also it is highly recommended to visit Fay School’s official site: http://www.fayschool.org or call them at 508-490-8201.
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What is the application requirement for Fay School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Fay School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
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Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Fay School?
Yes, here are few: Eaglebrook School, Cardigan Mountain School and Ojai Valley School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Fay School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Fay School in 2024 is $79,030 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@fayschool.org .
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