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

Financial Aid at Private Schools

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  • Five Hidden Costs of a Public School Education

    Everyone knows that the price tag of a private school education can induce a serious case of sticker shock. Let’s face it, it looks positively extravagant when compared with the cost of its public school competitors. After all, isn’t public school free?
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  • Six Tips for Successfully Navigating the Financial Aid Process

    As if the process of applying to schools weren’t stressful enough, many families also have to contend with the additional pressure of seeking financial aid. Around 24% of students at independent schools receive some degree of financial assistance*, so rest assured that you are not alone in embarking on this process! In almost 20 years in the financial aid and admissions fields, I have found that organization, good communication, and the right mindset are tremendous assets in navigating this process successfully. Here are some tips for minimizing the stress of applying for financial aid.
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About Fay School

Fay School was founded in 1866 and is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States. Our 66-acre campus is located in Southborough, MA, just 25 miles from Boston. Our community includes 475 students in kindergarten through grade nine and includes 150 boarders in grades 7-9  from across the United States and over 20 countries. Fay is recognized around the world for its superior educational program, and our graduates are accepted to top secondary schools. Fay's program empowers students to discover their talents, develop their intellectual abilities, establish essential academic skills and knowledge, and define their moral character - all essential to living a life of meaning and making a positive difference in the world.

Learn more about Fay School.

main number 508-490-8250
admission 508-490-8201