Fay at a Glance
Admissions Application Fee (non-refundable): $200
Application Deadline: January 20 for first-round application consideration. Rolling admission is available after January 20.
Admission Priorities: Qualified siblings
Ratio of Applicants to Openings: Varies. Main entry points are in Primary I and Primary II.
Weekday Tours: The Fay School invites you to schedule an individual tour by emailing Director of Admissions, Megan McNair.
Accreditations / Memberships: ACA | American Camp Association
AFP | Association of Fundraising Professionals
ASCD | Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
CASE | Council for Advancement and Support of Education
EMA | Enrollment Management Association
ERB | Educational Records Bureau
ESHA | Elementary School Heads Association
HAAEYC | Houston Area Association for the Education of Young Children
HAIS | Houston Area of Independent Schools
HAISLN | Houston Association of Independent Schools Library Network
ISAS | Independent Schools Association of the Southwest
ISEEN | Independent Schools Experiential Education Network
ISM | Independent School Management Consortium
NAIS | National Association of Independent Schools
TANS | Texas Association of Nonpublic Schools
Population: Coeducational, 300 students
Student Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Religious Affiliation: Non-sectarian
Curriculum: Language arts, mathematics, social studies, technology, engineering, science, Spanish, physical education, library, music and motor, leadership development, outdoor education, and art. Learn more about our Academic Program.
Primary Division: 8:25am – 2:30pm
Kindergarten – Fifth Grade: 8:15am – 3:15pm
Extended Day: “Stay at Fay” for all grades offered Monday through Friday until 6:00pm. Click here for more information on our Stay at Fay Program.
Tuition Range: $22,5500 - $30,000
Payment schedule: Quarterly or Annual
Financial Aid: Financial Aid available for students. Financial Aid is need-based.
Tuition Refund Plan: A. G. Dewar, Inc.
Campus: Eight acres, five buildings, spacious playgrounds, Havens Outdoor Education Center, Fay Forest, Fay Farm, Chicken Coop, and Nature Trails.
Uniforms: Required for all students and to be purchased at Lands' End.
Meals: Lunch service is provided by Simply Fresh and available for all students.
FAYcation Program: Available for all grades, summer camp activities. Click here for more information.