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

Computers and Supply Lists

2020-2021 Lists will be available in June

Computers: Requirements & Policy

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  • Upper School

    Students in grades 7 through 9 are required to bring their own computer to school for use during the academic day. All computers or mobile devices will be registered with the Technology department once connected to the campus network.  This will ensure they are correctly secured and configured for use at Fay School. 

    For the 2020-2021 School Year:
    Please CLICK HERE to download the recommended specifications for your Windows PC or Apple MAC laptop.
    For computer technology or antivirus software purchases, Fay School has partnered with GovConnection to create a customized program for parents or students to purchase recommended technology at a discounted price. Visit the program webpage at:

    If you have any questions please email the Technology department at to ensure a support request is created and assigned appropriately.
  • Lower School

    Students in grades 3 through 6 are not required to bring their own laptops or tablets. All necessary technology is provided and supported by Fay School. 
  • Acceptable Use Policy

    Students are responsible for looking after their personal technology. Use of the School’s technology, including computers, email, and tablets, must adhere to the Acceptable Use Policy as written in the Parent and Student Handbook. School owned resources are to be used for educational purposes only. 

    Cell phones may not be used during the school day.

    Please contact the Technology Department (, with any questions regarding technology use at Fay School.

School Supplies

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  • Upper School

    Students should bring the following supplies:

    • A sturdy book bag or backpack, marked with the student’s name (the bag must fit into lockers that are 23” high, 17” wide, and 10” deep)
    • TI-84 Plus calculator or equivalent model (grades 8 and 9 only)  
    • A sturdy Five Star, 2" Zipper Binder with 6 pocket expanding file. A similar Case It binder is also acceptable.
    • 3-hole punched loose leaf paper
    • Graph paper notebook
    • Highlighters
    • Small pencil case
    • Erasable pens and pencils
    • Colored pencils  
    • Thin pens in black, blue, red, and green
    • Erasers
    • Markers
  • Lower School

    Students should bring the following supplies:

    • A sturdy book bag or backpack that is clearly labeled with the child’s name (bags will be kept in students' cubbies during the day and rolling backpacks are not allowed)
    • Grade 3: students should bring plenty of #2 pencils (no mechanical pencils)
    • Grades 4 - 6: students should bring #2 pencils AND mechanical pencils with extra lead.
    Trappers and a student planner will be provided to each student.
  • Fay School Store

    The Fay School Store sells binders, paper, pens, pencils and other school supplies, but it does not sell calculators. Students can visit the store Monday-Friday during the school day and purchases will be billed to their SmartTuition account.