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State College Friends School

State College Friends School is a coeducational private Friends traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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State College Friends School says

State College Friends School is a Quaker Pre-K through 8th grade school nurturing intellectual growth with a stimulating academic curriculum in a spiritually enriching environment. Since 1980, we have been guided by the principles of equality, community, simplicity, and harmony. Our uniqueness comes from celebrating diversity and welcoming families of all faiths and perspectives. Our school motto states that "Education is a journey, not a destination." That means we view learning as a process of exploration and self-discovery, with students actively engaged in constucting knowledge from experience. The teacher's role in this process is to provide a careful balance of challenge and nurture. Consequently, our expectations are high, both for intellectual learning and for developing self-discipline and responsible independence. At the same time, we nurture the capacities of the spirit that enable students to do their best: confidence, self-esteem, imagination,caring.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 142
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 29
Kindergarten 15
1 15
2 20
3 20
4 13
5 12
6 10
7 3
8 5

State College Friends School's relatively variable 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 State College Friends School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Gender 42% Male / 58% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 69%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

Friends Council on Education (FCE)

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