Let Your
Life Speak

Achieving greatness without sacrificing goodness.

Let Your
Life Speak

Achieving greatness without sacrificing goodness.
At Friends Academy, we achieve educational excellence by committing to the highest standards of learning and living.

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Our Quaker Values

When a child’s educational experience is based on a foundation of essential human values, they develop into caring, confident, and independent adults who can challenge themselves and connect with others as a way to better our world.

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Combining academic rigor with Quaker values, our extraordinary educational program enables students to understand the importance of integrity, reflection, and community in achieving academic success.

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#1 Ranked

Best K-12 Private School and Best College Prep Private High School

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Affording
Friends Academy

Friends Academy will not deny anyone acceptance based on inability to pay full tuition. Learn more about our need-based financial aid policy and opportunities.

20%

OF STUDENTS RECEIVE SOME FORM OF FINANCIAL AID

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Featured Story

Dig into even more news with our Featured Story section and discover what's going on in our classrooms, on the field, on the stage, and out in our community.

Friends Academy welcomes its 25th Head of School!

At its annual Convocation on Friday, Sept. 8, nearly 1,000 Friends Academy colleagues, students, families, trustees, and friends gathered outside under the shade of a large canopied tent to welcome new families and colleagues and honor the Quaker Testimony of Community.

 
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Friends Academy Making News

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Friends Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at the school.  Friends does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial assistance program, athletic and other school-administered programs.
Friends Academy is located on the ancestral lands of the Matinecock Peoples. We gratefully acknowledge the contributions and heritage of these indigenous caretakers as we follow their example
to be better stewards of the land we inhabit.