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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,060
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1998
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Fairhaven School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Mark McCaig
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,060
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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