Why The Fessenden School?
Everything Is A Boy Thing
Pre-K through 9th Grade
Fessenden is an independent, boys’ school for day students in Pre-K through Grade 9 with the option to board in Grades 5 through 9.
Whether boys arrive as Pre-Kindergartners, fourth graders, ninth graders, or somewhere in between, at Fessenden, all doors are open to them—and a supportive community of teachers, staff, and fellow students are here to encourage them to explore and discover what's behind each one.
Explore the Fessenden Experience
An all-boys school rooted in core values of honesty, compassion, and respect
Intellectual challenge tailored to each student with an emphasis on project-based learning
Encouraging boys’ expression and fostering their lifelong appreciation for the arts
Athletics & PE
Promoting physical exercise, healthy competition, and teaching boys how to be gracious regardless of outcomes
The perfect balance of independence and structure for boys in Grades 5 through 9
Fessy Fast Facts
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