Friends School of Portland

1 Mackworth Island,
Falmouth, ME, 04105
Tel: (207)781-6321
Friends School of Portland is an independent preschool through 8th grade school arising from Quaker faith and practice and built upon long-held standards of exceptional Friends schools.
Friends School of Portland challenges and empowers students to develop their intellectual, physical, emotional, creative, and spiritual potential.
The school honors our students' natural gifts as they learn to enter the world with confidence, competence, joy, and a sense of purpose.
We are guided by the Quaker values of integrity, truth, equality, peace, community, and simplicity.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 82 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Friends School of Portland Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 67%
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,600
Tuition Notes Preschool $5100 2 mornings, $6900 3 mornings, $8900 5 mornings, $6850 2 full days, $8850 3 full days, $11225 5 full days K $9150 5 mornings, $11525 5 full days
% on Financial Aid 46%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,660
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jessica Eller

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Spurwink School-cummings (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Grove School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pine Grove School (1.6 miles away)
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    31 Lafayette St
    Portland , ME , 04101
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    Spurwink School-cummings
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    587 Ocean Ave
    Portland , ME , 04103
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    Portland , ME , 04101
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  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - I almost wish I''d never discovered Friends School.''s so amazing. It''s the way life and education should be. I planned where I bought my house in relation to how close it was to Friends School. - Posted by Parent

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