Tandem Friends School

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  • Tandem Friends School Mission: Rooted in Quaker values, Tandem Friends School prepares young people for higher education and fulfilling lives of integrity, creative expression and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students219 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeTandem Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English, Environmental Science, European History, French, Government, Latin, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, US History,
Average SAT score1256
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,000
Tuition NotesGrade 5: $17,950 Grades 6-7: $18,250 Grade 8: $18,750 Grades 9-10: $19,500 Grades 11-12: $20,500
% on Financial Aid
28%
Admissions DirectorLouise Reeve

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Fencing, Habitat for Humanity, Model United Nations, Mountain Biking Club, Photography Club, Upper School Drama, Youth United

Club or Organization:
Drama Club, Film Club, GSA, Tinkerer's Clu

School Notes

  • Tandem Friends School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum in an environment built on Quaker values. We are a coeducational day school serving students in grades 5 through 12. Our students receive an education in which intellectual, ethical, artistic, and athletic ideals are pursued. We foster capable students who value a spiritual, egalitarian, kind, and creative community; thrive on independent, imaginative thought; are fully engaged in learning; and seek the best from themselves and their community. Our community has a remarkable tradition of educating young learners to become powerful and purposeful adults. Children at Tandem Friends are honored and respected as they grow into adulthood. Providing an exemplary academic experience in a spiritual community based on Quaker values is an uplifting and sustaining mission that binds us together in a shared vision.
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