Overview

Situated on 41 acres in a residential community 10 miles west of Boston, our traditional curriculum is designed to be challenging yet developmentally appropriate and supportive of each student's learning style. Fessenden provides a foundation of skills that is imperative for the secondary school experience. The average class size is 12. We offer diverse arts and athletic offerings and promote core values of honesty, compassion, and respect throughout the program. The campus features a new academic and athletic building, two pools, three gymnasiums, nine athletic fields, 13 tennis courts(six lighted), an indoor hockey rink and library with nearly 20,000 volumes.
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Official information of The Fessenden School in 2024 | FindingSchool

Boarding Grades: 5-9
All-boys
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $78,600
# of Students: 510
Teacher:Student: 1:12
International Student: N/A
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $94,118/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 70%
SAT: N/A

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Sports

(Total 6)
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Tennis
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Tennis

Arts

(Total 9)
Band
Choir
Jazz
Orchestra
Theater
Photography
Studio Art
Video Production
Woodworking
Band
Choir
Jazz
Orchestra
Theater
Photography
Studio Art
Video Production
Woodworking
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 12)
Cricket
Indoor Soccer
Fly Fishing
Ultimate Frisbee
Robotics
Board Games
Classic Movies
Building
Cooking
Arts
Cricket
Indoor Soccer
Fly Fishing
Ultimate Frisbee
Robotics
Board Games
Classic Movies
Building
Cooking
Arts
Model Plane Building
Photography
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1903
Campus Size: 41 acres
Boarding Rate: 21%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 12/15
Interview: On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE,TOEFL Junior
School Code:
TOEFL: 3211
SSAT: 3148
ISEE: 222611

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

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4.9/ 5

Detailed Review

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5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about The Fessenden School

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Tell me a bit about The Fessenden School.
The Fessenden School is All-boys private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1903, and currently has about 510 students, -1.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.fessenden.org.
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Where is The Fessenden School located?
The Fessenden School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 8 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does The Fessenden School have rigorous academic requirements?
The Fessenden School also have 70% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, The Fessenden School is among the most popular schools, within top 182 for all US schools.

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How to start with an application with The Fessenden School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about The Fessenden School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit The Fessenden School’s official site: http://www.fessenden.org or call them at 617-630-2328.
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What is the application requirement for The Fessenden School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, The Fessenden 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).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to The Fessenden School?
Yes, here are few: Eaglebrook School, Cardigan Mountain School and Hillside School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for The Fessenden School’s All-boys student?
The total fee for The Fessenden School in 2024 is $88,790 , 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 admissions@fessenden.org .
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