Lansdowne Friends School

  • Education at Lansdowne Friends School is based on a belief in the presence of God within each person.
  • Central to our philosophy is faith in the integrity of each child.
  • Lansdowne Friends School provides models and opportunities for children as they develop academically, socially, and spiritually.
  • Our goals for children include: growth in academic skills; cultivation of an inner discipline and a strong sense of self; enjoyment of learning; development of compassion and care for others.
  • We provide opportunities for self-directed learning and for the application of that learning.
  • We teach life skills needed to preserve good health, to serve the community, and to settle differences peacefully.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students104 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Lansdowne Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Education at Lansdowne Friends School is based on a belief in the presence of God within each person. Central to our philosophy is faith in the integrity of each child. Lansdowne Friends School provides models and opportunities for children as they develop academically, socially, and spiritually. Our goals for children include: growth in academic skills; cultivation of an inner discipline and a strong sense of self; enjoyment of learning; development of compassion and care for others. We provide opportunities for self-directed learning and for the application of that learning. We teach life skills needed to preserve good health, to serve the community, and to settle differences peacefully.
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