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Friends' Central School

Craig Sellers, Head of School
Map228 Old Gulph Rd. (Lower)
1101 City Ave. (Middle & Upper)

Wynnewood, PA 19096
610-649-7440 (Middle & Upper), 610-642-7575 (Lower)
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

A Quaker school educating for excellence, inspiring tomorrow's leaders and nurturing the promise of each student. Nursery school program available.

HS Short Description

Quaker school for excellence emphasizes advanced levels of critical and conceptual thinking. New digital medial lab; academic-based travel opportunities; community service.

High School Specifics

2 members of the Class of 2016 were named National Merit Scholars 57 students received 118 scholarship offers from 77 colleges 9 students received full tuition scholarship offers More than $6.5 mil of scholarship money offered 15 students admitted to honors programs 42 students were admitted to their first choice school

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: 9-12
K-8
PreK-K
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 790
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: 14
Tuition: $18,000-$34,500
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 iPad program for all students K-12; iPad/Tech also offered for Nursery and Pre-K. Tech Instruction and Digital Citizenship offered in grades 5, 7, 9
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 29
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 625/630/630
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-7; Latin-7; Spanish-PS; Prima Lingua-6
Extracurriculars offered: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
Robotics/technology
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Community service
Student leadership
Warm community
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Community service
Music
Robotics/technology
Sports
updated_2015: yes
Updated 2016: yes
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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