High Point Friends School

Tel: (336)886-5516
Grades: NS-8 | 196 students
Science class at High Point Friends School
Science class at High Point Friends School
High Point Friends School is a coeducational, independent school located in High Point, North Carolina.
Founded in 1963 as a preschool and half-day Kindergarten by members of High Point Friends Meeting, today it serves students in preschool through middle school on a multi-building campus.
High Point Friends School cultivates a diverse community that empowers children with a rigorous academic program emphasizing the development of creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits through the appreciation of the arts, physical fitness, and lifelong learning and service to others.
High Point Friends School's Mission...Through the Quaker principles of Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship, we encourage each child to embrace these fundamentals as they become independent, self-sufficient young adults who are equipped to contribute responsibly to our ever-changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 196 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade High Point Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $8,373
Tuition Notes PS $1875-$5,500 PK $6,000 K $8373 Grades 1-4 $9597 Grades 5 $10,080 Grades 6-8 $10,242
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jennifer Waite


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Friday Night Friends, Fun with Friends, Middle School Athletic Programs, Rock Climbing Club, Science Club, Sing'N'Ring, Student Council Science Club, Sing'N'Ring, Friday Night Friends,
Fun with Friends,
Middle School Athletic Programs,
Rock Climbing Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Historically Quakers (Religious Society of Friends), have been known for their long-standing commitment to education and spiritual development. For more than 50 years, High Point Friends School has touched the lives of children in our community to prepare them for the future. Founded in 1963 as a Quaker pre-school and kindergarten, our classes now continue through middle school.
  • High Point Friends Schools offers academic excellence, low teacher-student ratio, avdance curricula, hands-on learning, athletic programs, and technology driven programs. In keeping with the Christian traditions of simplicity, peace, integrity, community and equality, High Point Friends School values diversity among students and seeks to help students of all faiths grow into socially responsible, compassionate people.

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

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