Princeton Friends School

Tel: (609)683-1194
Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
More than three centuries ago, Quakers established Friends schools in order to provide an education that would recognize and nurture the spirit in each child within a community of learners.
For this reason, Friends schools typically attract students from a wide range of religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Over the years, these schools have maintained a tradition of high quality education, offering supportive environments in which children encounter rigorous intellectual challenges, acquire necessary academic skills, discover outlets for playfulness and creativity, and develop a sense of responsibility to the broader community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 132 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Princeton Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
31%
Admissions Director Shu Shu Costa

School Notes

  • More than three centuries ago, Quakers established Friends schools in order to provide an education that would recognize and nurture the spirit in each child within a community of learners. For this reason, Friends schools typically attract students from a wide range of religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Over the years, these schools have maintained a tradition of high quality education, offering supportive environments in which children encounter rigorous intellectual challenges, acquire necessary academic skills, discover outlets for playfulness and creativity, and develop a sense of responsibility to the broader community.

Profile last updated: 05/03/2016

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