The Academy was founded by the people of Fryeburg who recognized that, “Good education is the greatest importance to Society.” We take a comprehensive approach and consider each applicant individually, helping to identify the best fit: matching passion with programs, classes, clubs, athletics, arts, community and more! When you find a school that is the best fit, you will grow and challenge yourself in new ways.  At Fryeburg Academy, come find your place in the world. 

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees:

Tuition/Room/Board 2020-2021
  • 7 Day Boarding $50,500
  • 5 Day Boarding $35,000
  • Commuting Day $17,900
Application Fee 
  • $100
  • This is a one-time, non-refundable charge to accompany the application.
Student Life Fees 
  • USD $1,775
  • This fee covers most afternoon and weekend recreational activities and related transport. The charge also includes a refundable $500 room deposit.
International Student Fee 
  • USD $3,500
  • This fee is required of all international students. It covers the intensive and specialized support provided by FA’s Center for International Students: TOEFL preparation and testing, college counseling, and college writing instruction. It also covers, when applicable, ESOL study and the additional administrative assistance required for passport, I-20, and visa management.
Learning Support Program 
  • USD $7,000 Domestic; USD $4,000 International
  • Fryeburg Academy's Learning Support Program is designed to provide services to students with diverse needs, whether documented or not. Content area support, study skills, reading instruction, writing assistance, and growth in self-advocacy skills are among the areas addressed. Two classes specifically designed in the area of English that focus on reading and written language are offered when the individual requires this instruction. Remediation and supportive services are provided for individuals who have a documented specific learning difference such as a learning disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, physical handicap or other health impairment.
Health and Accident Insurance
  • USD $1,880
  • This fee is mandatory for all international students. Please contact Ms. Sarah Sartory, School Nurse, at for more information.
Tuition Refund Plan
  • The fee is a requirement for all boarding and commuting day students.  The fee is 3% of the student’s tuition.

Financial Aid:

February 1st is the priority deadline for all financial aid paperwork. Some financial aid still available.

  • Access the PFS form online at Please note that if your parents live in separate households, both parents must complete forms.
  • Fryeburg Academy's school code for financial aid  - 3340
Please do not hesitate to contact the Admission Office if you have additional questions.
Phone: (207) 935-2013. Email:

(Please click only once to make a payment.)

Pay from a U.S. bank account:
Use the "Make Payment" button link above to pay application fees, enrollment deposits, tuition payments, or incidental fees from your checking or savings account.

Pay by Wire Transfer:
If you would like to pay by wire transfer, please contact Hallie Humphrey by phone at 207-935-2001 ext. 3108 or email

*In an effort to reduce expenses and keep the impact on tuition low, Fryeburg Academy will no longer accept credit cards as a form of tuition payment. Credit cards may be used for incidental fees only. Thank you for your understanding during this transition.

Fryeburg Academy

745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
p. (207) 935-2001      
f.  (207) 935-5013
Fryeburg Academy is an independent boarding and day school, serving grades 9-12 and postgraduate. We invite you to explore our site and learn how students from around the globe find their place in the world through our exceptional academic, art, and athletic programs.