The Foundation for a Meaningful Life
Kindergarten - Grade 9 in Southborough, MA

Secondary School Counseling

Making the Best Match for Each Student

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 Secondary School Counseling Office values its longstanding, close relationships with admission officers from varied secondary schools, and Fay's counselors visit secondary school campuses on a regular basis. Furthermore, each year, admission representatives from more than 100 secondary schools come to Fay to meet with Fay ninth graders and/or Fay counselors.
The vast majority of Fay School graduates attend independent secondary schools. Fay's secondary school 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 Secondary School Counseling 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. Fay students utilizing Fay's Secondary School Counseling Office have matriculated at the following schools during the past five years:

The top 25 schools where Fay graduates have matriculated over the past five years:

St. Mark's School - 52
Phillips Academy Andover - 29
Choate Rosemary Hall - 21
Loomis Chaffee School - 20
Middlesex School - 20
Phillips Exeter Academy - 19
Brooks School - 18
Concord Academy - 18
Tabor Academy - 18

Northfield Mount Hermon School - 17
Suffield Academy - 17
Deerfield Academy - 16
Pomfret School - 14
St. Paul's School - 13
Worcester Academy – 13
Lawrenceville School - 12
Hotchkiss School - 10

Lawrence Academy - 9
Blair Academy - 7
Cate School - 7
Groton School - 7
Kent School - 7
Rivers School - 7
Peddie School - 6
St. George's School - 6

All other schools where Fay graduates have matriculated over the past five years:

Admiral Farragut Academy
Algonquin Reg. H.S.
Avenues: The World School
Avon Old Farms School
Bard Academy
Beaver Country Day School
Belmont Hill School
Berkshire School
Boston University Academy
Buckingham Browne and Nichols School
Cambridge School of Weston
Canterbury School
Commonwealth School
Cranbrook Schools
Cushing Academy
Dana Hall School
Dexter Southfield School
Dublin School
Emma Willard School
Episcopal High School
Ethel Walker School
Fairmont School (Canada)
Fountain Valley School
Frederick Gunn School
Governor's Academy
Head-Royce School
Hebron Academy
Holderness School
Hopkinton High School
IMG Academy
Iolani School
Kimball Union Academy
Lexington Christian Academy
Lincoln-Sudbury H.S.
Luther College H.S. (Canada)
Marian H.S.
Maynard H.S.
McCallie School
Mercersburg Academy
Milton Academy
Moses Brown School
New England Innovation Academy
New Hampton School
Noble and Greenough School
Notre Dame Academy
Portsmouth Abbey School
Proctor Academy
Salisbury School
Singapore American School
St. John's High School
St. Johnsbury Academy
St. Sebastian's School
Taft School
Thacher School
Thayer Academy
Ursuline Academy
Village School
Webb Schools of California
West Nottingham Academy
West Point Grey Academy (Canada)
Westminster School
Westtown School
Williston Northampton School
Winchendon School
Winsor School
Woodberry Forest School

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