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

International Boarding

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  • Packing for Boarding School - What Your Child Really Needs

    As any seasoned boarding student will tell you, there are always a few essential items that you'll need for boarding school. Here's the scoop on those extra items that are helpful to dorm life - and what you should leave at home.
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  • Does Your Child Need Strong English Skills to Get Into Private American Secondary Schools?

    Can your child get into a top-tier American secondary school without fluency in English? It’s possible, but in the race for precious few openings, your child may find him or herself at a serious competitive disadvantage.
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  • Six Benefits of Enrolling Your Child in an American Junior Boarding School

    Many families know about boarding school, but they assume that this option is available only to students in grades 9 through 12. Junior boarding schools serve younger students (here at Fay, our boarders are in grades 7-9), and they offer middle schoolers unique opportunities and a thorough preparation for the road ahead.
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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