Goshen Friends School

  • 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 recognize that there is "that of God" in everyone.
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students70 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $2750–$14,000 depending on the class.
Admissions DirectorMichele Kornegay

School Notes

  • Goshen Friends School is a Quaker, PAIS (Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools) accredited, coeducational day school for children in Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and 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 14 children.
  • All PS, PK, and K classes include specials in Art, Music, Outdoor Education, and Spanish.
  • By My Side is a preschool class for 2-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, and 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 8:45 AM through 4 PM.
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