Sandy Spring Friends School

Tel: (301)774-7455
Grades: PK - 12 | 530 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. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 530 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Sandy Spring Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
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 Yasmin McGinnis
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)
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  • Silver Spring Hampshire View Christian School
    (Baptist)
    360 Ednor Rd
    Silver Spring , MD , 20905
    (301)570-8457
    (Baptist)
    0.8  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Olney Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    17301 Old Vic Boulevard
    Olney , MD , 20832
    (240)283-3235
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  1200  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Olney
    Oakdale Christian Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    3425 Emory Church Rd
    Olney , MD , 20832
    (301)774-5369
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    1.6  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Ashton Mater Amoris School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 97
    Ashton , MD , 20861
    (301)774-7468
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    2.1  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Olney The Julia Brown Montessori Schools
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    3400 Queen Mary Dr
    Olney , MD , 20832
    (301)774-5700
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    2.3  mi  |  148  students  |  Gr.  PK-3

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