Fayerweather Street School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (617)876-4746
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  • Fayerweather Street School is an independent, progressive school that provides a child-centered approach to learning from PreKindergarten through 8th grade.
  • Fayerweather educates children to become self-confident and self-directed learners, critical and reflective thinkers, explorers of ideas, and risk-takers.
  • We are respectful of individual learning styles.  Our integrated and thematic curriculum is designed to spark questions and concerns about the world while providing a structure in which strong academic skills are developed.
  • Fayerweather supports educational research, professional development, and engagement in community action.
  • Fayerweather strives to build and sustain a community with varied backgrounds of race, religion, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
  • We are committed to preparing students to engage in an interdependent and diverse world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1967

Student Body

Total Students200 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeFayerweather Street School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $20,000-$32,000 for the 2017-2018 school year.
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions DirectorRobin Khadduri
Admissions AssociateBecca Latimore

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Build It Yourself/ Lego Robotics, Math Olympiad, Young Scientists Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Afterschool Band, Chorus, Drama, Glee Club, Middle School Play, Private Music Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Club, Parkour, Soccer Clu
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
Fayerweather Street School is able to achieve the best of both child-centered yet rigorous academics and a supportive social environment that values diversity and social justice. It's a small school that offers a big variety of offerings in the arts, academics, and community engagement. This is my child's 4th year attending the school and our family couldn't be happier.
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5  5/21/2015
I chose Fayerweather because I wanted to kindle my son's love for learning, creative thinking, and global citizenship. At FSS, the teachers get to know each child and leverage their interests and passions. The Shakespeare play, the Colonial Fair, and the cities project are just a few examples of the engaging experiential approach to learning at Fayerweather. The community is diverse (nearly 40% are families of color and about 30% receive tuition assistance). I've have made many good friends among the close-knit parent community. I couldn't be more pleased with the progress my son has made at FSS.
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