High Point Friends School is a coeducational, independent school located in High Point, North Carolina.
Founded in 1963 as a preschool and half-day Kindergarten by members of High Point Friends Meeting, today it serves students in preschool through 8th grade on a multi-building campus.
High Point Friends School cultivates a diverse community that empowers children with a rigorous academic program emphasizing the development of creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits through the appreciation of the arts, physical fitness, and lifelong learning and service to others.
Mission...High Point Friends School, grounded in the Quaker belief, "there is that of God in everyone" seeks to nurture the mind, body, and spirit of all children, empowering them to contribute responsibly to our ever-changing world.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 226 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

High Point Friends School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1963
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
226 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
High Point Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
PS $2,050-$6,790 K $9025 Grades 1-4 $10,700 Grades 5 $10,800 Grades 6-8 $11,125
% on Financial Aid
70%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Pam Horn

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Middle School Athletic Programs, Rock Climbing Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • Historically Quakers (Religious Society of Friends), have been known for their long-standing commitment to education and spiritual development. For more than 50 years, High Point Friends School has touched the lives of children in our community to prepare them for the future. Founded in 1963 as a Quaker pre-school and kindergarten, our classes now continue through middle school.
  • High Point Friends Schools offers academic excellence, low teacher-student ratio, avdance curricula, hands-on learning, athletic programs, and technology driven programs. In keeping with the Christian traditions of simplicity, peace, integrity, community and equality, High Point Friends School values diversity among students and seeks to help students of all faiths grow into socially responsible, compassionate people.
Profile last updated: 02/16/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 226 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Guilford County, NC is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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