Westbury Friends School a small Quaker school for children in Nursery through Grade 3 in the heart of Nassau County.
A community of engaged, active teachers and learners, Westbury Friends School focuses on critical thinking for better understanding.
In a welcoming and nurturing environment, with moderate tuition fees, Westbury Friends School is committed to teaching our children to live peacefully in a diverse world.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 94 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / May. 1 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Year Founded
1957

Student Body

Total Students
94 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
69%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Westbury Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
88%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / May. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Early Childhood Program tuition depends on the enrollment option chosen. Extended care fees are additional.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Basketball, Karate, Soccer, Teeball

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Indoor Hockey, Karate, Soccer, Teeball, Yoga

School Notes

  • Since 1957, Westbury Friends School has been recognized for fine academics as well as a whole-child approach to intellectual and moral development. Students are encouraged by word and by example to respect the talents and perspectives of others and include them in a cooperative search for knowledge. WFS believes that education is preparation for the whole of life: the development of intellectual, physical, and social-emotional capacities as well as those of the spirit. WFS teachers are facilitators of the learning process, using dialogue, reflection, and inquiry tools for learning in the classroom. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 94 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / May. 1 / rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Nassau County, NY is $21,800 for elementary schools and $23,797 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nassau County, NY is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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