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PK-8|Private
200 students
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School leader:  Edward Kuh
765 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

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(617) 876-4746
(617) 520-6700
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"We are best known for child-centered academics and community."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None, Paid public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Multiculturalism / Global, Music...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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62 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · March 22, 2016
Our daughter, a very eager learner and emotionally aware child, entered first grade at Fayerweather (FSS) after a very trying year as a kindergartener in one of the better Cambridge public schools. We were hoping that FSS would bring her greater... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a community member · December 08, 2015
The school does not begin homework until third grade, because research does not support the efficacy of homework before that age. As an educator, I strong agree with this policy, as it allows more time for kids to be kids. Homework in 3rd-6th is... more

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Submitted by a community member · December 08, 2015
We chose Fayerweather because we felt, of all the private, progressive schools we visited, Fayerweather was the only one that truly "walked the talk" in terms of their values of inclusivity, diversity, and supporting social change. What we found... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 18, 2015
I have only good things to say about our Fayerweather Street School experience. Teachers are amazingly articulate, thoughtful, caring, and honest. Their passion and knowledge for teaching constantly surpasses my expectations. They are professional... more

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Our Commitment to Diversity We are strongly committed to developing a sense of community in which every member feels valued. We work together to examine the roots and issues of racism, sexism, homophobia and other prejudices within and beyond our school. Within our community, we expect that individual beliefs and feelings will be shared and valued, and conflicts will be acknowledged, explored and peacefully resolved.

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Last modified: March 22, 2016
Last modified Fayerweather Street School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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