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Friends Academy

Friends Academy is a coeducational private Friends traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Friends Academy says

Founded in 1876 by Gideon Frost for "the children of Friends and those similarly sentimented," Friends Academy is a Quaker, coeducational, independent, college preparatory school serving students from age three through the twelfth grade.No other school on Long Island offers all of this:137 years of experienceA proven, rigorous curriculumAmazing facilities and a beautiful 65-acre campusDiverse and talented student bodyDistinguished and experienced facultyAfter-school EnrichmentOutstanding Arts program and championship Sports teams that compete in the Nassau County public school league Founded in 1876 by Gideon Frost for "the children of Friends and those similarly sentimented," Friends Academy is a Quaker, coeducational, independent, college preparatory school serving students from age three through the twelfth grade. The school's philosophy is based on the principles of integrity, simplicity, patience, moderation, peaceful resolution of conflict, and a belief that the silence and simple ministry of the "gathered meeting" brings the presence of God into the midst of busy lives. Friends Academy is committed to developing a diverse community whose members value excellence in learning and growth in knowledge and skills, a genuine commitment to service and ethical action, and an understanding that every life is to be explored, celebrated, and enjoyed in the spirit of the Religious Society of Friends.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (516) 676-0393
Email
  andrea_miller@fa.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 729
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 21
Kindergarten 14
1 25
2 25
3 30
4 34
5 37
6 50
7 63
8 56
9 98
10 100
11 87
12 89

Friends Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Friends Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 79%
Multi-racial 6%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 5%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Friends Council on Education (FCE)

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