Greenwood Friends School

  • Greenwood Friends School offers an educational environment where each child's unique gifts are nurtured and the Friends' principles of integrity, equality, community, simplicity, and peace are fostered.
  • Greenwood Friends School is an educational community in which students, teachers, and parents value learning, sharing, and living joyfully within a a challenging and supportive environment. Each child is welcomed and valued as a unique individual in this community.
  • Friends recognize "that of God" in each person, and this principle is central to our philosophy of educating hearts as well as minds.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students72 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeGreenwood Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,300
Tuition NotesPre-Primary=$4150 (3 full days) Grs 5-8=$9650
% on Financial Aid
38%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,680
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Mathletes

Arts and Music Programs:
Music

School Notes

  • Greenwood Friends School gives students the unique opportunity for hands-on, project based learning everyday. Students often work in mixed-age groups so that children can develop their gifts and talents in a collaborative setting. Students learn to work independently, as well, but always with respect for others in their learning community. Greenwood has a long tradition of valuing music, drama, and the arts which are all integrated into daily activities and long-term projects.

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