Fairhaven School

17900 Queen Anne Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774-0207
Tel: (301)249-8060
Grades: NS-12 | 60 students
Fairhaven opened in 1998 on a 12 acre site complete with a fossil-filled stream, woods and fields.
Fairhaven is one of a growing number of schools around the world modeled after Sudbury Valley School in Massachusetts, which opened in 1968.
Motivated by curiosity and the drive to become competent adults, Fairhaven students grow emotionally, creatively, and intellectually through play, school governance, conversation, the arts, classes, computer activities, reading, and the exploration of nature.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,060
Admissions Director Mark McCaig
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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $9,278 for elementary schools and $15,864 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).