Founded in 1866 and located 25 miles from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school for 462 students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 9. The School’s boarding program (grades seven through nine) serves 115 students from throughout the United States and more than 17 foreign countries, forming a true multicultural community that is a unique and defining aspect of the School.
Fay’s challenging academic program emphasizes the development of solid foundational skills, preparing students for the intellectual demands of independent secondary schools. Fay’s supportive learning environment affords students the opportunity to develop close relationships with the School’s caring and dedicated faculty.
In the spirit of our motto, Poteris Modo Velis ("You can if you will"), Fay seeks students who embrace the School’s core values of Academic Excellence, Earnest Effort, Honorable Conduct, Dedicated Service, and Wellness of Mind, Body, and Spirit. Through participation in a wide variety of athletic, artistic, extracurricular, and service activities, Fay students gain a better understanding of their interests and talents and become actively engaged, community-minded citizens who take initiative and assume leadership roles. Fay is committed to educating each child to his or her full potential through a broad, balanced, and challenging program that establishes a solid foundation for a productive and fulfilling life.