Guided by the Quaker values of equality, integrity, simplicity, community, and peace, Goshen Friends School provides a strong academic foundation through a responsive curriculum and small classes to nurture joyful learning.
We provide a quality education where children are empowered as learners.
We foster a welcoming environment of diversity, where all are valued and respected as unique individuals.
We embrace stewardship of the environment and community service.
We place value on being a community of students, staff, and families.
We promote peaceful conflict resolution, trustful relationships, and respect for individual spiritual growth.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 65 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
65 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $2750–$7,500 depending on the class.
Admissions Director
Michele Kornegay

School Notes

  • Goshen Friends School is a Quaker, PAIS (Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools) accredited, coeducational day school for children in Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten.
  • Our Preschool program serves children as young as 2.7 years old.
  • A teacher and an aide staff each of our six PS/PK sections, which can accommodate up to 12 children in PS and 15 children in PreK.
  • All PS and PK classes include specials in Art, Music, Outdoor Education, and Spanish.
  • By My Side, a preschool class for toddlers and their parents or caregivers, meets Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the academic year.
  • 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 AM through 5 PM.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 65 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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