Every classroom has two full-time teachers. In PreK, the ratio is 1:8. In Kindergarten, the ratio is 1:10 and in grades 1 through 8, the ratio is about 1:11. The overall ratio of teaching staff to students is 1:6.
This program has been suspended for the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19.
In general, the Extended Day Program provides care for children in grades PreK through grade 8. The program runs from 3:15 – 6:00 p.m. on school days and from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. during school vacations. Extended Day is divided into two separate programs. One serves PreK through grade 2, and the other serves grades 3 through 8. There are a variety of clubs and activities offered during the year, such as Band, Lego Engineering, Parkour and Soccer.
Yes. Assistance is given on the basis of need. Over 30% of the students at Fayerweather receive tuition assistance, representing about 15% of the school’s tuition revenue. See Tuition Assistance for further information.
Fayerweather admits students of diverse racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, learning styles and family structures. Applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Fayerweather gives priority to siblings of students who are currently enrolled.
Letters notifying families of our decision are mailed on March 9. Families have a month, thereafter, to enroll their children. Fayerweather also maintains an unranked wait pool of applicants to fill any vacancies that may occur unexpectedly over the spring or summer.