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Secondary School Placement

Our commitment to helping students realize their full potential begins when one enrolls at Fay and culminates in the student’s eighth or ninth grade year with the transition to high school. Finding the best match for each student is of critical importance.
 
The Fay Placement Office values its longstanding, close relationships with admission officers from varied secondary schools, and Fay's placement counselors visit secondary school campuses on a regular basis. Furthermore, each year, admission representatives from more than 70 secondary schools come to Fay to meet with Fay ninth graders and/or Fay placement counselors.
 
The vast majority of Fay School graduates attend independent secondary schools. Fay placement counselors work with students, their families, their advisors, coaches, and teachers in identifying each student’s strengths, talents, and challenges. Starting in the eighth grade and continuing throughout the entire application process, the Placement Office gives ongoing counsel and guidance in selecting and applying to appropriate schools. Fay students are highly regarded by secondary schools. Our graduates are known to be confident, capable, enthusiastic students. In addition, they are highly involved in extracurricular activities as well as service-oriented pursuits on and off campus. As a result, Fay students have an excellent record of acceptance at secondary schools. Listed below are the secondary schools at which our students have matriculated during the past five years (classes of 2010-2014):

The top 20 schools where Fay graduates have matriculated over the past five years (in alphabetical order):
Brooks School Middlesex School Rivers School
Choate Rosemary Hall New Hampton School St. George's School
Concord Academy    Noble and Greenough School St. Mark's School
Deerfield Academy     Northfield Mt. Hermon School   St. Paul's School
Hotchkiss School              Phillips Academy (Andover) Tabor Academy
Lawrenceville School Phillips Exeter Academy  Worcester Academy
Loomis Chaffee School   Pomfret School         

All other schools where Fay graduates have matriculated over the past five years:
Algonquin Regional H.S.
Cushing Academy Lawrence Academy St. Sebastian's School
Avon Old Farms School         
Dana Hall School Lincoln-Sudbury Reg. H.S. St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Bancroft School Dexter School    Madeira School Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Beaver Country Day School Episcopal High School (VA) Masters School (NY) Suffield Academy
Belmont Hill School Ethel Walker School Millbrook School Taft School
Benjamin School (FL) Framingham High School Milton Academy Thayer Academy
Berkshire School Francis W. Parker Charter School  Miss Porter's School Webb School (CA)
Blair Academy Gould Academy Newton South H.S. Westminster School
Boston University Academy Governor's Academy Peddie School Westover School
Brewster Academy Groton School Pembroke Hill School (MO) Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Buckingham Browne & Nichols  Hopkinton H.S. Portsmouth Abbey School Williston Northampton School
Cambridge School of Weston Hun School of Princeton Proctor Academy Woodberry Forest School
Cate School (CA) Keio Academy (NY) Ridley College (Ontario) Xaverian Brothers High School
Commonwealth School Kent School St. Andrew's School (DE)
Concord-Carlisle H.S. Kents Hill School St. James School
Cranbrook School Kimball Union Academy St. John's H.S. (Shrewsbury)