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Fay at a Glance

Head of School: Morgan B. Scoville
Principal: Melissa Sherman
Director of Admissions: Ali Lyman

Students at The Fay School planting seeds on the Fay Farm.


Population: 
Coeducational, 250 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. Click here to learn more about our Academic Program.

After School Activities: 
All Fall 2020 After School Activities have been canceled. 

Hours: 
Primary Division: 8:25am – 2:30pm
Kindergarten – 5th grade: 8:15am – 3:15pm

Extended Day: 
“Stay at Fay” for all grades offered M-F until 6:00pm. This is subject to change during the 2020-2021 school year.

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

Prospective Parents’ Open Houses & Weekday Tours: 
The Fay School will not have Prospective Parent Open Houses during the Fall of 2020. We strongly encourage you to schedule an individual tour by emailing Director of Admissions, Ali Lyman.

Tuition Range: 
$21,900 - $26,900

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, and Nature Trail.

Uniforms: 
All Students, to be purchased at Sue Mills

Meals:
Lunch service provided by Simply Fresh, available for all students.

Summer Program:
June 2021, all grades, summer camp activities. Click here for more information.

Accreditations / Memberships: 
AFP | Association of Fundraising Professionals
ASCD | Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
CASE | Council for Advancement and Support of Education
ERB | Educational Records Bureau
ESHA | Elementary School Heads Association
HAAEYC | Houston Area Association for the Education of Young Children
HAIS | Houston Association 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
NCTE | National Council of Teachers of English
NCTM | National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NSTA | National Science Teachers Association
TANS | Texas Association of Nonpublic Schools