United Friends School

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.
UFS develops the individual academically and spiritually within a child centered, rich curricular framework. The project based experiences in the humanities, science, technology, engineering, arts and math program encourage skills students need to think critically and find solutions to modern day problems. In mixed-grade classrooms, our students explore issues of peace and social justice and learn how to become positive agents of change in the community. 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. For more information or to visit, contact the Director of Admissions at 215-538-1733 or go directly to the website at www.unitedfriendsschool.org.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 108 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,325
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1983
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$175
Summer Program Cost Notes
additional fee for Quakertown pool required
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
108 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
United Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
16 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Flexible Tuition Program - inquiry with Director of Admissions
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director
Sarai Nieves
Admissions Associate
Front Office

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Cooking, Spanish, Sports, Technology

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Choir, Drama, Music

School Notes

  • 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.  

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 108 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,325
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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