Sandy Spring Friends School

Tel: (301)774-7455
Grades: PK - 12 | 542 students
Our progressive, coed, college preparatory, PK-12 Quaker School sits on a pastoral 140-acre campus in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland, midway between Washington, D.C.
and Baltimore.
An ideal setting for intellectual contemplation and collaboration, athletic training, diverse extracurricular pursuits, outdoor exploration, urban excursion, and personal growth, Sandy Spring Friends School offers a deep and rigorous academic curriculum, character education rooted in universal Quaker principles, and a diverse and international student body that reflects today's global community.
We are looking for students who will be engaged in the learning process, who will enjoy the integration of academics, arts and athletics, and who are seeking to become constructive, caring, and effective citizens of the world.s.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 542 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Sandy Spring Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes http://www.ssfs.org/admission/tuition/index.aspx
% on Financial Aid 33%
Admissions Director Tony McCudden
Admissions Associate Dawn Griffith

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountaineering,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hampshire View Christian School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hampshire View Christian School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mater Amoris School (2.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Silver Spring
    Grades: K-12 | 41 students
    0.8 miles
    360 Ednor Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20905
    (301)570-8456
    0.8K-12
    41
  • Olney
    Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students
    1.1 miles
    17301 Old Vic Boulevard
    Olney, MD 20832
    (240)283-3235
    1.19-12
    1200
  • Sandy Spring
    Echelon Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 5 students
    1.2 miles
    900 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
    Sandy Spring, MD 20860
    (301)570-0999
    1.2K-12
    5
  • Ashton
    Mater Amoris School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK | 84 students
    2.1 miles
    Po Box 97
    Ashton, MD 20861
    (301)774-7468
    2.1PK
    84
  • Olney
    Oakdale Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: K | 12 students
    2.1 miles
    3425 Emory Church Rd
    Olney, MD 20832
    (301)774-5369
    2.1K
    12

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