- The mission of United Friends School is to make each day an inspiring learning experience guided by the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and service.
- A dedicated professional staff provides guidance and support for each child, helping to develop a positive sense of self-worth and respect for others; self-reliance and a sense of responsibility to self and others; a desire to learn and the love of knowledge; a spirit of creativity and experimentation; and a solid base of knowledge and skills for future learning.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||120 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||14 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$14,125|
|Tuition Notes||Flexible Tuition Program - inquiry with Director of Admissions|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Marie Knapp|
|Admissions Associate||Front Office|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketball, Soccer,
Track and Field
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||2 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art, Music, Cooking, Choir, Drama, Spanish, Sports, Technology Art, Music, Cooking,
Choir, Drama, Spanish, Sports, Technology,
- United Friends School (UFS) is an award-winning Quaker preschool, elementary, and middle school in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. In our loving, open-minded, family-centered environment, children of diverse populations develop 21st century skills within a progressive science, technology, engineering, arts and math program. In mixed-grade classrooms, our students deeply explore real world issues and make a positive difference in our community. We offer extracurricular programs from sports to art, music, Spanish, after school enrichment, summer camps, and more. Students` achievements are assessed in authentic ways, without standardized tests or grades. While at UFS, every child`s potential is maximized and our alumni are well prepared to achieve their goals and attend the finest institutions. Established in 1983, UFS` mission is to make each day an inspiring learning experience guided by the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and service.
Profile last updated: 02/29/2016
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