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Scattergood Friends School

Scattergood Friends School is a coeducational private Friends boarding traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Scattergood Friends School says

Established in 1890, Scattergood Friends School is an extraordinary Iowa City area college preparatory boarding and day school known for its progressive academics, organic farm and restored prairie.

Mission Statement

Scattergood Friends School challenges students with a college-preparatory curriculum, farm experience, a shared work program, and community living in the spirit of Quaker faith.


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Grades Cost Term
High School $27,600 Annual

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  (319) 643-7628
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Academic Calendar: Semester

Test Scores

1688 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 52
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 9
10 17
11 15
12 11

Scattergood 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 Scattergood Friends School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 3 : 1
Average Class Size 10
Gender 60% Male / 40% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 98%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 87%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4%
Head of School   Thomas Weber
Director of Admissions   Alicia Streeter


  • Archery
  • Book Binding
  • Canoeing
  • Ceramics
  • Chorus
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama/Theater
  • Drawing
  • Fitness
  • Floor Hockey
  • Food Preservation
  • Glass Blowing
  • Hiking
  • Martial Arts
  • Peer Helper Program
  • Photography
  • Sailboat Building
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Woodworking
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Other school associations

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