Chicago Friends School
5.00 (1 review)
Tel: (773) 442-2371
Chicago Friends School offers an elementary education that nurtures a child's character, cultivates an intellectual curiosity, and builds a solid foundation for critical thinking.
Differentiated instruction, project-based learning, Integrated arts curriculum; service projects, Daily recess, community garden, Reasonable tuition, and financial assistance available.
Chicago Friends School places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:
- Category Attribute
- Acceptance Rate Lowest average acceptance rates
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Friends Council on Education (FCE)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dyslexia/Languge-based and Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||36 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||5 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$12,500|
|Tuition Notes||First time family, one time fee of $1,000Sibling rate: For families with two or more students in the school, subtract $500.00 from the above rate for each enrolled child.CFS offers before and after care, please contact the school for more info about programs|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$4,700|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||André Gill|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||2 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Arts and Music Programs:
- Chicago Friends School is a gender inclusive K-8 school in the Edgewater neighborhood.
- We are guided by Quaker principles of peace, equality, simplicity, integrity, community, and service. We welcome Quaker and non-Quaker children of diverse backgrounds.
- We provide an educational environment that meets children`s intellectual, social and emotional needs, nurtures relationships, and that fosters a sense of belonging, social awareness, and personal responsibility.
Profile last updated:
We feel incredibly fortunate to have found this school. We felt that for our child, having small classrooms, no homework pressures, recess daily, differentiated instruction, and project-based learning has been very helpful to his progress. He now loves school and the community aspect they instill has been great socially too.
- Posted by Parent - sabri
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