Friends School is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, family cooperative school. Our mission is to provide experiential, noncompetitive, child-centered educational opportunities where individual differences are respected and celebrated, and where children with special needs are welcomed.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 229 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning disabilities, autism, ADHD - all children are welcome at Friends.
Year Founded
1980

Student Body

Total Students
229 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Prices vary depending on choice - 2 day, 3 day, 4 day, 5 day, half day or full day, elementary, aftercare, etc.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Basketball Club, Board Games Club, Dinosaur Club, Drama Club, Lego Club

School Notes

  • Friends School serves children ages 12 months through 5th grade. Friends provides half day preschool and kindergarten as well as full day elementary programs and wrap-around extended care services for families in need of full day care. Friends School's small class size and low student to teacher ratio provides the optimum environment for learning. All Lead Teachers are degreed professionals and the entire staff is experienced in working with children of all abilities.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 229 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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