Whittier Friends School

6726 Washington Avenue,
Whittier, CA, 90601-0906
Tel: (562)945-1654
Whittier Friends School is dedicated to the growth and development of the whole child as a life-long learner, a responisible citizen, a spiritual being, a social individual and a peace-maker.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 25 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 60%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Whittier Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,250
Tuition Notes Discounts available for siblings

School Notes:

  • Limited enrollment, with approximately 10 students per teacher

    Multi-grade classrooms, where students may advance or recieve extra help while remaining with peers.

    Study traditional core subjects of math, language arts, history and science along with arts, music, theatre arts, physical education and conflict resolution.  There is at least one field trip per month related to their classroom studies.

    Our students leave with a sense of self, with confidence in being an individual while holding true to values they have come to embody.

  • Profile last updated: 08/22/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Whittier Christian High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oralingua School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shepherd Center Preschool (2.7 miles away)
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  • Whittier Oralingua School
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    7056 Washington Avenue
    Whittier , CA , 90602
    (562)945-8391
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    0.1  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  NS-7
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    (562)694-3803
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    (562)907-4250
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    (562)696-5791
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    Whittier , CA , 90601
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School Reviews

  • Recommended January 24, 2014 - My three-year-old son has been attending the preschool program for five months now at Whittier Friends School. I love how his teachers can give me a detailed description of how his day went. I truly feel like the teachers know my son and enjoy him! And even though my son is on the young side, I feel like he is really starting to know things like his alphabet or counting. Today I was amazed that he knew a triangle had three sides. He is excited to go to school and see his friends and teachers. I''m glad he has a school like WFS to begin his education. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - My son is entering 7th grade at Whittier Friends School and it''s his second year, I just wish I found this school sooner. He has matured so much within the last year. Wow...what a difference a school makes. His teacher listens when he has something to say. Doesn''t just brush him off and ignore him. He now feels important and contributes his thoughts and ideas in class. Where in public school, he was ignored and eventually just shut down. Also, what was important to me is there are NO bullies at Whittier Friends School. Not one! The kids are able to be kids and have fun. Concentrate in class and enjoy coming to school without worrying about being bullied. I highly recommend you and your child check out Whittier Friends School. You won''t be disappointed. - Posted by Parent

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