Friends Academy Of Westampton

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Other school association(s)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 124 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Friends Academy Of Westampton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,125
Tuition Notes Pre-school and Pre-K tuition is $8775 for full day students.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Admissions Director Rose Magrann

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus - Middle School, Drama Club - Middle School, Literary Club and Magazine - Middle School, Quarterly Clubs based on student interest (examples: Medieval Times, Scrapbooking, Fishing, Needlework, Fitness, etc), School-Wide Community Service Projects, Science Club - Lower and Middle Schools, Sports Club - Middle School, Yearbook - Middle School Chorus - Middle School,
Drama Club - Middle School,
Literary Club and Magazine - Middle School,
Quarterly Clubs based on student interest (examples: Medieval Times, Scrapbooking, Fishing, Needlework, Fitness, etc),
School-Wide Community Service Projects,
Science Club - Lower and Middle Schools,
Sports Club - Middle School,
Yearbook - Middle School,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1983 as Rancocas Friends Academy, our school began with a kindergarten class of only 14 students. Friends Academy has since grown to serve 189 students in pre-school through 8th grade.
  • Friends Academy of Westampton recently built a new, 15-acre campus bordered by beautiful woods and farm fields conveniently located off of Route 295.
  • In addition to its rigorous academics, our curriculum includes: Art, Computer Instruction, Foreign Language ~ French and Spanish, Health, Music, Physical Education, and Quaker Studies.
  • Our values-based curriculum also includes Meeting for Worship, which entails a weekly, school-wide gathering for a reflective period of silence in the Quaker tradition.
  • We are proud to have our parents as active members of our school community. Whether it's through membership in our Parent-Teacher Organization, reading and volunteering in the classroom, or joining the Development Committee, Friends Academy parents support our school, its students, teachers and activities.
  • Our mission at Friends Academy is to maintain a dynamic, educational community that:
  • provides an academic program that will challenge each student to achieve his/her highest potential;
  • offers children a values-based education espousing the Friend's testimonies of equality, harmony, simplicity, community and stewardship;
  • recognizes and nurtures each child as a unique and constantly growing individual with his/her own special gifts;
  • provides an affordable education to a population that is economically and culturally diverse.

Profile last updated: 06/05/2016

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School Reviews

Friends Academy of Westampton provides a wonderful learning environment, especially for middle school. At other schools, middle school can be a time when students feel torn down by others, at Friends Academy of Westampton, the students work together to build each other up into caring and confident individuals. I cannot recommend this school enough!
- Posted by Parent, 09/02/15

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