Westbury Friends School

  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students94 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
69%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Westbury Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio31:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
88%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1 / May. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,000
Tuition NotesEarly 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

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Intramural Sports Only, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Indoor SoccerIntramural Sports Only,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

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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