Elementary through High School

					                           Elementary through High School

                             Friends Council on Education
                                www.friendscouncil.org


Abington Friends School, Jenkintown, PA. Abington Friends School is a Quaker,
coeducational college-preparatory school serving students in preschool through grade 12.
For more than three centuries, AFS has been recognized as a leader in Friends education,
with a challenging curriculum balanced by a caring environment that places value on
excellence and goodness, spirit and intellect.

Buckingham Friends School, Lahaska, PA. Buckingham Friends School enrolls 175
students in grades K - 8. The school is over 200 years old and is located 30 miles north of
Philadelphia in Bucks County.

Concord Friends Nursery School – No website Provided - (610) 459-2953 Concord
Friends Nursery School is for PreSchool and Nursery School.

Delaware Valley Friends School, Paoli, PA. Delaware Valley Friends School is a Quaker,
college preparatory day school for students in grades 7-12 with learning differences.
Founded in 1986, the school develops those personal strengths which enable students to
succeed in a college curriculum or in the workplace. DVFS carries forward the Quaker
heritage of compassion and justice.

Fairville Friends School, Mendenhall, PA. Fairville Friends is a small, Quaker preschool
serving children ages 25 months to five years. A farmhouse school located on 2.5 acres in
a country setting; emphasizes rich play experiences integrating literacy, nature, and the
arts. Located just north of Wilmington, DE, off PA Route 52, about 1 mile from
Longwood Gardens.

Frankford Friends School, Philadelphia, PA. Small co-ed elementary school, K-8, urban
setting. Established 1833 in this location.

Friends Academy of Westhampton, Westhampton, NJ. Formerly Rancocas Friends
Academy, Friends Academy of Westampton is an expanding Quaker school serving a
socially and economically diverse community. The student body includes children from
three years old to eighth grade.

Friends’ Central School, Wynnwood, PA. Friends' Central School is a Quaker,
Independent Day School, Pre-k through Grade 12 - Co-educational, College Preparatory
with a Diverse Community

Friends School Haverford, Haverford, PA. Friends School Haverford, founded by
Haverford Monthly Meeting, serves 170 girls and boys on a four acre campus in
Haverford, PA. Our school community is characterized by diversity in belief, ethnicity,
and socio-economic background. We emphasize the Quaker values of integirty, service,
simplicity, equality, community and peaceful conflict resolution. Our program is rooted
in the traditions of academic learning, child development, intellectual growth, artistic
expression, and service to others. Our graduates are well prepared to continue their
learning and leadership in a wide variety of Friends, independent, and public middle
schools. Preschool through 6th Grade.

Friends Select School, Philadelphia, PA. Friends Select School, a 500-student, pre-
kindergarten to twelfth grade Quaker school in Center City Philadelphia.

Friends School Mullica Hill, Mullica Hill, NJ. Day School, Pre-K through 8th Grade. The
school encourages each student to achieve his or her highest academic, social and
spiritual potential by recognizing the value of individual differences and abilities, and by
providing an open and stimulating learning environment.

George School, Newtown, PA. George School is an independent Friends (Quaker)
college preparatory boarding and day school for boys and girls in grades 9 through 12.
George School was founded in 1893 by members of the Religious Society of Friends.
Located in charming Bucks County, George School enjoys a large and beautiful wooded
campus.

George Fox Friends School, Cochranville, PA. George Fox Friends School, an Early
Childhood Learning Center located in Cochranville, Pennsylvania, is a private, open
enrollment school and child care center, enriching children from 8 weeks through
kindergarten. Rooted in the Quaker belief that there is that of God in each individual, our
philosophy teaches simplicity, integrity, honesty, hard work, and peaceful conflict
resolution. GFFS provides children a safe environment—encouraging cooperation,
respect for differences, and developing an appreciation for the rewards of service to
others.

Germantown Friends School, Germantown, PA. Germantown Friends School is a K-12
program of 900 students located in the northwest section of Philadelphia. Founded on the
belief that there is that of God in everyone. Together, love and respect for each individual
provide the premise for all that we do. We regard education not as training for a
particular way of life, but as part of a lifelong process, and as we guide and encourage
our students in their personal growth, we try to cultivate and support in them principles
that Friends have long considered to have lasting value. Among these are truthfulness,
simplicity and self-discipline, the resolution of differences without violence, and respect
for diverse heritages and experiences.

Goshen Friends School, West Chester, PA. Goshen Friends School was established in
1959 as a kindergarten for the children of local farming families. Our founder, Barbara
Dixon, envisioned a school filled with joyful learners; where all would be ―welcomed,
respected and appreciated.‖ Today, Goshen Friends School is a Quaker, PAIS
(Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools) accredited, coeducational, country
day school for children, preschool through grade five.
Greene Street Friends School, Philadelphia, PA. Greene Street Friends School is a
Quaker coeducational day school of 235 children, in grades Pre-K through Eight, located
in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Founded in 1855, Greene Street has
long been known as a small and warm neighborhood school. Here, children discover and
affirm themselves and others as they come to know and value differences in ability,
language, skin color, sexual orientation, religion, family structure, or family income. We
strive to provide high academic standards in a community where all relationships are
influenced and guided by the beliefs of the Society of Friends.

Gwynned Friends Pre-School and Kindergarten, Gwynned, PA. Pre-School and Nursery.

Haddonfield Friends School, Haddonfield, NJ. Founded in 1786, HFS is known for its
Quaker values, educational achievements, dedicated teaching staff, nurturing
environment that respects the whole child, extraordinary family-teacher relationships and
an unusually strong sense of community. The school has just over 150 students in Pre-K
through grade 8.

Landsdowne Friends School, Landsdowne, PA. LFS is a small Quaker independent
elementary (Pre-K through grade 6) day school grounded in Quaker values serving a
diverse and caring community.

London Grove Friends Kindergarten, Kennett Square, PA – No website given.
(610) 268-8466

Media-Providence Friends School Media, PA Founded in 1876, Media-Providence
Friends School is a Quaker school of 155 students (Pre-K through 8th grade) in the
Borough of Media, PA. The school has a long commitment to socio-economic, racial, and
religious diversity in its families. Middle school students (48 total - 3 classes of 16)
continue their educations at Westtown, Shipley, Friends Select, etc. or (about half) public
schools.

Moorestown Friends School Moorestown, NJ Moorestown Friends School is a Quaker
independent day school founded in 1785 enrolling 700+ coed students in grades
Preschool through 12. The school is located in historic Moorestown in southern New
Jersey, approximately 20 minutes from Philadelphia.

Newtown Friends School Newtown, PA Newtown Friends School is a coeducational
prekindergarten through eighth grade Quaker independent school founded in 1948 and
located in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Oak Lane Day Care Westtown, PA Oak Lane Day Care is a small Quaker Day Care
located in the Meeting House on the campus of Westtown School about 4 miles from
West Chester PA.
Orchard Friends School Riverton, NJ A small K-8 Friends School for children with
language based learning differences.

Plymouth Meeting Friends School Plymouth Meeting, PA operating under the care of
Plymouth Monthly Meeting, dates back to 1780, and provides a Quaker education for
approximately 170 children in grades pre-K through 6. The school is located in the
suburbs between Philadelphia and Norristown, PA.

Princeton Friends School Princeton, NJ founded in 1987, serves 125 students in pre-
kindergarten through 8th grade. Located at the edge of preserved woodlands on the
property of the Princeton Friends Meeting, the school features a strong and diverse
community, a progressive approach to teaching and learning, and a commitment to
service within and beyond the walls of the school.

Stratford Friends School Haverford, PA Stratford Friends School and Teacher Training
Center and is a small elementary school for children with learning differences. We
provide a full academic program, a five-to-one student-teacher ratio, and multisensory
teaching throughout the curriculum. We educate children in a caring environment guided
by Quaker principles. Kindergarten through six grade.

United Friends School Quakertown, PA Growing progressive Friends pre-school through
8th grade co-educational elementary/middle school. Our twenty-two year old school is
committed to making each day an inspiring learning experience guided by the Quaker
testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and service.

West Chester Friends School West Chester, PA West Chester Friends School, a Quaker
day school serving 105 children, PK-5th grade.

Westfield Friends School Cinnaminson, NJ Day School Pre-Kindergarten through 8th
Grade.

William Penn Charter School Philadelphia, PA William Penn Charter School is a Quaker,
coeducational, PreK-12 day school on a 44 acre campus in the East Falls neighborhood of
Philadelphia. Our diverse student body of 927 students travels to Penn Charter from 122
different zip codes. Established in 1689 by William Penn, the school emphasizes
academics, the arts, athletics, spiritual awareness and service learning.

Wilmington Friends School Wilmington, DE Wilmington Friends School is a Quaker
coed day independent school, enrolling 825 students, preschool through grade 12.
Founded in 1748, the school seeks to serve a diverse population, preparing students as
lifelong learners and compassionate citizens. Wilmington Friends offers International
Baccalaureate in addition to other college pre programs, and study of Quakerism, Peace,
Justice, Social Change, and conflict resolution.

				
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