Kindergarten through Grade 9 in Southborough, MA
About

Fast Facts

Founded in 1866, Fay is the first junior boarding school in the United States.

Divisions

Primary School

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Lower School

Grades 3-6

Upper School

Grades 7-9

Enrollment

Total Enrollment

475 boys and girls

Boarding Students

120 (grades 7-9) from 20 countries and across the U.S.

Day Students

355 from 40 surrounding towns

Campus

  • Located in Southborough, MA, 25 miles west of Boston
  • 30-acre main campus and 36-acre athletic campus
  • 10 fields, 8 tennis courts, 4 basketball courts, 2 outdoor heated pools, and outdoor high and low ropes courses
  • 2 fitness centers, indoor turf facility, and indoor rock climbing wall
  • 3,000 square-foot Innovation Lab for technology, engineering, and design thinking
  • 2 libraries with over 18,000 books
  • 6 dorms for boarding students

Faculty

6:1

Student/teacher ratio 

90%

Faculty with advanced degrees

39

Faculty living on campus

Secondary School Placement

4

Full-time secondary school counselors

100%

Secondary school placement rate

75

Secondary schools that send admission reps to Fay each year

Athletics

19

sports, with 54 different teams

11

intramural options for grades 5-9


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