Fairhaven School will continue to stay closed through Friday, April 24, in accordance with today’s decision from the state superintendent of Maryland public schools.


Fairhaven School will be closed from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 24, in accordance with today’s decision from the state superintendent of Maryland public schools. School will be open tomorrow, Friday, March 13. We will keep you posted about any changes. Please continue to look for emails from us in the upcoming days and weeks.

All of the events scheduled this month will also be canceled, including our Open House this Saturday and our Family Fun Night scheduled for next Friday. Please feel free to contact us to schedule a tour at a later date.


1. If students are sick with a fever or cough, they must stay home.

2. If students or any family members are diagnosed with COVID-19, please follow the CDC guidelines for self-quarantine and inform staff immediately.

3. Below is an important temporary and emergency attendance policy approved by School Meeting which begins March 12:

Fairhaven School will follow Prince George’s County, Maryland and the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Maryland Department of Health regarding school closures about the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 12th the attendance requirement is waived indefinitely for families who want to practice social distancing. Parents must notify the school when students will be absent due to COVID-19 (social distancing, direct contact with an individual with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, or if students themselves have a positive COVID-19 diagnosis).

5. If you plan to travel or have traveled nationally or internationally, please make sure to review the CDC’s travel advisories and country risk levels frequently ( Please contact us if anyone has traveled to or has travel plans involving CDC levels 2 and 3 countries. The CDC recommends a 14-day self-quarantine if anyone is returning from a Level 3 country such as China, Italy, Iran and South Korea. Anyone traveling from a Level 2 country such as Japan should monitor their health and limit interactions with others.