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Oakwood Friends School

Oakwood Friends School is a coeducational private Friends boarding traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Oakwood Friends School says

"Everybody smiles a lot. That's one of the first things you'll notice at Oakwood Friends School. Perhaps it's because Oakwood emphasizes individuality, not uniformity. Held high is respect for the value of each student, teacher and staff member. The resulting spirit of common trust enables an honest, open exchange of ideas among all campus members..." Oakwood Friends School, guided by Quaker principles, educates and strengthens young people for lives of conscience, compassion and accomplishment. Students experience a challenging curriculum within a diverse community dedicated to nurturing the spirit, the scholar, the artist and the athlete in each person. In striving to fulfill its mission, Oakwood Friends School: provides rigorous academic preparation based on primary texts and hands-on learningrespects the minds and imaginations of students and focuses on intellectual skills and habitsencourages powerful thinkers whose abilities are nurtured through artful teaching, thoughtful assessment, and individual attentionfosters an accepting environment based upon the Quaker principle that each individual is worthy and capable of meaningful insight and truthprovides an array of opportunities in the arts, athletics, and learning experiences beyond the campus to encourage creativity, self-expression, cooperation, and team-workguides students toward the responsibilities of community life and community involvement, through leadership and service both on the campus and beyondcreates and sustains a vibrant residential and educational community that embraces students in grades six through twelve as well as faculty and families representing every stage of life and a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds.

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Finance

Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
High School $41,980 Annual

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
  (845) 462-4200

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1615 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 135
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 6
7 5
8 7
9 24
10 27
11 32
12 34

Oakwood Friends School'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 Oakwood Friends School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 5 : 1
Average Class Size 10
Gender 56% Male / 44% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 55%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 43%
Multi-racial 9%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Extracurriculars

  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Martial Arts
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Friends Council on Education (FCE)

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