Fay School

Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

Junior Boarding School for International Students

A classical styled academic building sits in front of a blossoming tree, characteristic of springtime in Massachusetts
  • Founded in


  • % of international students


  • Average Class Size


  • Student/Teacher Ratio


  • ESL Offered


  • 30 min from Boston
  • Nearest International Airport: BOS

Why students ♥ Fay School

Fay School is a junior boarding school for international students. The dedicated teaching staff is what makes learning at Fay engaging, authentic, challenging, and meaningful. The curriculum is rich and diverse by focusing on design and creativity and many classes take place in Fay School’s Innovation Lab, which is a 3,000 square-foot lab offering space for innovative processes. The school offers a Creativity and Design curriculum as standalone classes where students can grow and be expressive to become the better versions of themselves.


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin

ESL/Support Programs

  • ESL: Beginning
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Center
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Study Skills Assistance



Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country Running, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Aerobics, Alpine Skiing, Dance, Golf, Hiking, Snowboarding, Tennis


Clubs & Organizations


Chess Club, Community Service, Debate Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Foreign Language Clubs, International Clubs, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Newspaper, Outing Club, Photography, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, Theater, Yearbook, Yoga

Housing and Dorms

Fay is a “home away from home” for residential students. They strive to create a family atmosphere based on respect for one’s self and for others. They live, learn, and grow together with guidance and supervision from dedicated teachers and staff, the majority of whom live on campus.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.