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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Princeton Day Academy (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greater Mt. Nebo Christian Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mitchellville Children's House (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bowie
    Greater Mt. Nebo Christian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: K-6 | 35 students
    1.3 miles
    1001 Old Mitchellville Rd
    Bowie, MD 20716
    (301)249-5142
    1.3K-6
    35
  • Bowie
    Grades: PK-4 | 81 students
    3.2 miles
    12112 Central Avenue
    Bowie, MD 20721
    (301)249-9187
    3.2PK-4
    81
  • Bowie
    Princeton Day Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 4-12 | 78 students
    3.2 miles
    12138 Central Ave #468
    Bowie, MD 20721
    (240)554-1462
    3.24-12
    78
  • Upper Marlboro
    Grades: 6-12 | 128 students
    3.4 miles
    14111 Oak Grove Rd
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
    (301)249-5000
    3.46-12
    128
  • Harwood
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    4.9 miles
    4400 Solomons Island Rd Room E-207
    Harwood, MD 20776
    (410)867-7100
    4.99-12
    13

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