We are so glad you are considering Fayerweather Street School. As a progressive PreK through grade 8 school, we strive to help students connect with their own curiosity and find joy in the learning process.
Finding the school that is the best fit for your child and your family is a big decision. Our goal is to make your application process welcoming and straightforward. We are always available to answer your questions, talk through the process, and provide you with additional information. We look forward to getting to know you and your family through the admissions process.
The best way to get to know Fayerweather is to come and visit. Stop by an Open House or schedule a tour by calling 617-876-4746 or emailing email@example.com.
The application process at Fayerweather involves the steps listed here.
School tours begin October 10. The parent tour and interview is a required part of the application process. Appointments are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9:00 and 11:00 from October through February. Please note, if you are applying to PreK, you will have to tour at9:00 as our PreK students are out of the classroom at11:00and resting at1:30. Due to a high demand for tours, we encourage you to schedule your visit early. Please email Director of Admissions, Karina Davis, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-876-4746 to schedule a tour.
Become a Fayerweather student and join us for an interactive lesson to experience first-hand our educational approach. Learn more about who we are with remarks from our head of school, guided tours, and explorations of spaces as we uncover how the Fayerweather magic works. Register online today!
To begin an application, please click here or click on the application button on the right. Either one will take you to our online system. Applications are due as soon as possible, but no later than January 15, 2020. Applications received after January 15 will be considered as space permits. Please contact us for more information. Applications may be submitted before or after you visit the school. The non-refundable application fee is $40.
Applicants for grades 5 through 8 may submit SSAT or ISEE scores but they are not required.
Applications for tuition assistance are available online through School and Student Services (SSS) no later than February 1, 2020. Please note SSS also asks for additional financial documentation, such as tax returns and W-2 forms. Please be aware that our financial aid budget is typically distributed by the end of April.
Children applying for PreKindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade will visit for a playgroup session with other children applying for the same grade. During the playgroups, parents will have the opportunity to participate in a Question and Answer session with our Head of School, Kim Ridley.
PreK Applicant Visit Day Saturday, January 25 from 8:30am - 10:00am
K-2nd Applicant Visit Day Saturday, February 1 from 8:30am - 10:00am
6th-8th Applicant Visit Day Wednesday, January 29 from 8:30am - 2:10pm Thursday, January 30 from 8:30am - 2:10pm Tuesday, February 4 from 8:30am - 2:10pm Thursday, February 6 from 8:30am - 2:10pm
3rd-5th Applicant Visit Day Friday, February 7 from 8:30am - 12:30pm
Children applying to grades three through eight will visit on a weekday, and teachers will have organized group and individual assessments.
Coffees with school leadership Join our Head of School, Kim Ridley, and Director of Curriculum, Lucy Wittenberg, on Tuesday, March 17 and 24 at 9:00am to get to know Fayerweather's unique approach to education.
Learn about the Unit hangout sessions Join Unit teachers to learn about the programs they teach, how the Unit operates, and what keeps these teachers at Fayerweather.