Greenwood Friends School

Tel: (570)458-5532
Grades: PK-8 | 54 students
Greenwood Friends School offers an educational environment where each child's unique gifts are nurtured and the Friends' principles of integrity, equality, community, simplicity, and peace are fostered.
Greenwood Friends School is an educational community in which students, teachers, and parents value learning, sharing, and living joyfully within a a challenging and supportive environment. Each child is welcomed and valued as a unique individual in this community.
Friends recognize "that of God" in each person, and this principle is central to our philosophy of educating hearts as well as minds.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 54 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Greenwood Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,950
Tuition Notes Pre-Primary=$3960 (3 full days) Middle School=$9500
% on Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,630
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Mathletes, Music Drama, Mathletes, Music,

School Notes

  • Greenwood Friends School gives students the unique opportunity for hands-on, project based learning everyday. Students often work in mixed-age groups so that children can develop their gifts and talents in a collaborative setting. Students learn to work independently, as well, but always with respect for others in their learning community. Greenwood has a long tradition of valuing music, drama, and the arts which are all integrated into daily activities and long-term projects.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Columbia County Christian School (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia County Christian School (6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bloomsburg Christian School (8.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomsburg
    Grades: K-12 | 232 students
    6 miles
    123 Schoolhouse Rd
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    (570)784-2977
    6K-12
    232
  • Bloomsburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 64 students
    8.8 miles
    3300 Ridge Road
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    (570)784-7661
    8.8PK-12
    64
  • Bloomsburg
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    9.1 miles
    40 E 3rd St
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    (570)784-5932
    9.1PK-8
    132
  • Danville
    St. Cyril Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K | 40 students
    11.5 miles
    580 Railroad St
    Danville, PA 17821
    (570)275-1505
    11.5K
    40
  • Danville
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-8 | 135 students
    11.8 miles
    511 Ferry St
    Danville, PA 17821
    (570)275-2435
    11.81-8
    135

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,646 for elementary schools and $14,351 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).