Fairhaven School

  • 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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 33%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,060
Admissions DirectorMark McCaig
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