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Friends School of Baltimore
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  • Private, Quaker
  • BALTIMORE, MD

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Friends School continues to operate in a virtual learning mode. Although our campus is closed, we are still working closely with prospective students and their families. All members of our Admission staff are available and happy to engage virtually with families at your convenience. Please reach out to us at admission@friendsbalt.org, or contact your divisional admission director.

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 15
Application Fee
$25
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$33,860
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
43%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Friends School of Baltimore

Friends School of Baltimore is a private coeducational Quaker school that is deeply committed to helping young people discover and become the person they are meant to be. As Baltimore’s oldest school, Friends has pioneered innovative teaching and learning in, of, and for Baltimore since 1784. Friends is guided by the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship, and a core belief that there is that of God in each person. A Friends School education equips young people with the knowledge and confidence they need to become courageous changemakers wherever their path leads.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1320
151 responses
Average ACT
30
60 responses

University Partnership Program

At Friends School, students don't have to wait until they graduate to work with collegiate-level researchers. Our University Partnership Program, which launched in 2011 as the first of its kind in the Baltimore area, partners students with professors, researchers, and others in colleges and universities around the country, in subjects ranging from neuroscience and engineering to urban renewal.

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 37 responses
  • Scarlet and grey day
    24%
  • Friday night basketball
    14%
  • Hollyfest
    14%
  • Earth Day
    11%
  • Musical
    11%
  • Spirit week
    8%
  • Coffeehouse
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
850
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$21,680
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$192,290
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$892
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$580,187
National
$217,500

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