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Wilmington Friends School

Ken Aldridge, Head of School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

101 School Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19803


Quaker school with rigorous academics: International Baccalaureate program; STEM/Design labs for all grades; Chinese program and 860-panel solar power system. Malone Scholar school.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.wilmingtonfriends.org

Select State: DE

County: New Castle

Grades of School:

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 736 (456 Upper)

Religious affiliation: Quaker

Students per teacher: Elementary: 20, Secondary: 14

Tuition: $8,900-$27,000

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 laptops provided, 5; Design Lab; Smart Machines Class; Programming & robotics

College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 47 IBs

Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 1800

Standardized test scores: High proficiency

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-PreK

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music

School climate (what are you known for?):
Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Campus features
Community service
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Warm community

HS Short Description: Quaker school; rigorous academics; International Baccalaureate program; STEM/design labs; solar power system. Malone Scholar school. 10 boys', 10 girls' sports; service learning.

Extracurriculars offered:
Community service

updated_2015: yes

Updated 2016: yes

High School Specifics: 76% of 2014 graduates were admitted to their first-choice college; student college acceptances for 2015 include University of Delaware, Ithaca College, University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University. Features Malone Scholars, International Baccalaureate Program (IB), Chinese program.

Some special needs accommodated>: no

Summer program?: yes