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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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.: 30%

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 Queen Anne School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greater Mt. Nebo Christian Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mary Of The Assumption School (5.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bowie Greater Mt. Nebo Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    1001 Old Mitchellville Rd
    Bowie , MD , 20716
    (301)249-5142
    (Christian)
    1.3  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Upper Marlboro Queen Anne School
    (Episcopal)
    14111 Oak Grove Rd
    Upper Marlboro , MD , 20774
    (301)249-5000
    (Episcopal)
    3  mi  |  128  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Bowie Princeton Day Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    12138 Central Ave #468
    Bowie , MD , 20721
    (240)554-1462
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    3.2  mi  |  78  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Bowie
    Bowie KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3560 Mitchelleville Road
    Bowie , MD , 20716
    (301)390-7244
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3.8  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Harwood Kennedy Krieger At Southern High School
    Alternative School
    4400 Solomons Island Rd Room E-207
    Harwood , MD , 20776
    (410)867-7100
    Alternative School
    4.9  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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