Friends School

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 (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 206 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
206 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

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
Average Financial Aid Grant


Total Sports Offered
1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Friends School offer?
Friends School offers 1 interscholastic sports: Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Friends School?
The application deadline for Friends School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 206 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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