Goshen Friends School

Tel: (610)696-8869
  • Goshen Friends School is a Quaker, PAIS (Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools) accredited, coeducational, country day school for children, Preschool through grade five.
  • Our elementary school program includes language arts, history, social studies, mathematics, and science, as well as scheduled instruction in Spanish, music, art, physical education, and technology.
  • Elementary classrooms are capped at twelve students each. Our academic Preschool program serves children age two years seven months and up.
  • A teacher and an aide staff each of our four Preschool classrooms that can accommodate up to fourteen children.
  • By My Side is a preschool class for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, and meets Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the academic year.
  • Preschoolers and elementary students who need a safe, supervised, enjoyable place to be outside of scheduled class time can participate in our extended day care program that runs from 7:45 AM through 6 PM.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 110 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Goshen Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Mimi Ackers

School Notes

  • Goshen Friends School is a Quaker, PAIS (Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools) accredited, coeducational, country day school for children, Preschool through grade five. Our elementary school program includes language arts, history, social studies, mathematics, and science, as well as scheduled instruction in Spanish, music, art, physical education, and technology. Elementary classrooms are capped at twelve students each. Our academic Preschool program serves children age two years seven months and up. A teacher and an aide staff each of our four Preschool classrooms that can accommodate up to fourteen children. Mommy and Me is a playgroup for two year olds and their parent/caregiver, and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the academic year. Preschoolers and elementary students who need a safe, supervised, enjoyable place to be outside of scheduled class time can participate in our extended day care program that runs from 8:00 AM through 5:30 PM.

Profile last updated: 05/18/2016

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