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PK-9|Private
492 students
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School leader:  David B. Stettler
250 Waltham St
Newton, MA 02465

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(617) 964-5350
(617) 965-4072
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Best known for
"Fessenden Brings Out the Best in Boys"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
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  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Facilities
    Access to farm or natural area, Sports Fields, Art room...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), World languages, Humanities, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Latin, Spanish
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19 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · August 11, 2016
My son was an 8th grade international boarder at Fessenden. Our overall experience was great! His dorm parents are so nice! The weekend trips are great, a lot of things to do given the proximity to Boston. Best school in the area!

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Submitted by a parent · September 14, 2014
Fessenden is a wonderful school! Our son is going into his 6th year there and we couldnt imagine him anywhere else!! They truly understand boys and we've been extremely satisfied with the academics!

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Submitted by a parent · July 20, 2014
The school is a hot mess. Priorities are completely out of line and they continue to sugar-coat it. The children ultimately pay the price because the faculty and staff are at a constant battle with leadership and administration. The school wants... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 11, 2013
We were pleased with our lower school experience, but the middle school is a disaster. The attractive looking campus should not seduce families into thinking that the academics are also as well tended. Teachers are not held accountable for lesson... more

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Last modified: August 11, 2016
Last modified Fessenden School is a Private school that serves grades PK-9
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