United Friends School

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  • 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 Overview

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
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 120 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade United Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
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
35%
Admissions Director Marie Knapp
Admissions Associate Front Office

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Music, Cooking, Choir, Drama, Spanish, Sports, Technology Art, Music, Cooking,
Choir, Drama, Spanish, Sports, Technology,

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.  

Profile last updated: 02/29/2016

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