Tandem Friends School

Tel: (434)296-1303
Grades: 5 - 12 | 199 students
Tandem Friends School Mission: Rooted in Quaker values, Tandem Friends School prepares young people for higher education and fulfilling lives of integrity, creative expression and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 199 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Tandem Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 63%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English, Environmental Science, European History, French, Government, Latin, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, US History, 
Average SAT score 1256
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,000
Tuition Notes Grade 5: $15,300 Grade 6: $15,900 Grade 7: $16,500 Grades 8-9: $16,900 Grades 10-12: $17,900
% on Financial Aid 28%
Admissions Director Louise Cole


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseMountain Biking,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Fencing, Habitat for Humanity, Youth United, Model United Nations, Mountain Biking Club, Photography Club, Upper School Drama Art Club, Fencing, Habitat for Humanity, Youth United,
Model United Nations,
Mountain Biking Club,
Photography Club,
Upper School Drama,

School Notes:

  • Tandem Friends School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum in an environment built on Quaker values. We are a coeducational day school serving students in grades 5 through 12. Our students receive an education in which intellectual, ethical, artistic, and athletic ideals are pursued. We foster capable students who value a spiritual, egalitarian, kind, and creative community; thrive on independent, imaginative thought; are fully engaged in learning; and seek the best from themselves and their community. Our community has a remarkable tradition of educating young learners to become powerful and purposeful adults. Children at Tandem Friends are honored and respected as they grow into adulthood. Providing an exemplary academic experience in a spiritual community based on Quaker values is an uplifting and sustaining mission that binds us together in a shared vision.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Covenant School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peabody School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Peabody School (0.7 miles away)
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