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.