Welcome to Fayerweather Street school where active learning is visible in each classroom. We appreciate your interest and look forward to partnering with your family during your school search. We understand that choosing a school community is an important decision, and Fayerweather not only embraces each and every child but also each and every family. Of course, the best way to learn about Fayerweather is by connecting with us! Schedule an appointment by emailing our Director of Admissions, Karina Davis. We look forward to meeting you!

Admissions Checklist

The application process at Fayerweather involves the steps listed here.

List of 7 items.

  • 1. Complete an Inquiry Form

    We use an online application process. Once you have completed the inquiry form a username and temporary password will be created. This will allow you to log in and begin the application.
  • 2. Parent Tour and Interview

    Parent Tour and Interview - While we are currently unable to offer tours in person, we look forward to sharing our school with you and have crafted a number of grade level experiences for you to browse at your convenience in the sidebar.Of course, this experience wouldn’t be complete without a conversation. Please email Director of Admissions, Karina Davis, at karina@fayerweather.org to schedule a Zoom session to answer all of your Fayerweather questions.
  • 3. Open House

    • Open House on Saturday, October 17, 2020
    Become a Fayerweather student and join us for interactive lessons both in person or via Zoom.Learn more about who we are with remarks from our head of school, explorations of spaces, and through our remote learning platforms as we uncover how the Fayerweather magic works.
  • 4. Application

    While our first round of applications were due January 15, 2020, we have extended the process for a second wave of applicants in certain grade levels based on availability.

    To begin an application for limited spaces in our 2020/2021 school year, please click here or on the application button on the right. Either one will take you to our online system. Applications are due as soon as possible, and will be considered as space permits. The non-refundable application fee is $40.

    We will begin the process for our 2021/2022 application cycle in September. 
  • 5. Apply for Tuition Assistance (if applicable)

    At this time, our tuition assistance budget for the upcoming school year has been fully allocated.  

    Applications for tuition assistance for the 2021/2022 school year will be available online through School and Student Services (SSS) and due no later than February 1, 2021. 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.
  • 6. Student Check-In

    In lieu of in-person visits, we are conducting Zoom calls between applicants and classroom teachers. This is an opportunity to begin building connections as well as c conduct individual assessments.
  • 7. Decisions

    Admissions decisions are shared with families shortly after Committee review via email.  

    For the 2021-2022 cycle, letters will be mailed on March 10, 2021. Families will have until April 10, 2021 to submit their enrollment contract and deposit to secure a space for the fall.
Fayerweather Street School | 765 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617-876-4746
Fayerweather is a private PreK, kindergarten, elementary and middle school. We engage each child’s intellect.