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

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  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, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$34,875
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
$14,500
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
1310
180 responses
Average ACT
30
64 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
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 45 responses
  • Scarlet and grey day
    24%
  • Friday night basketball
    13%
  • Hollyfest
    11%
  • Musical
    11%
  • Earth Day
    9%
  • Spirit week
    9%
  • Coffeehouse
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
813
54%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$22,330
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
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
Poll
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 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
$143,641
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,375
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$505,835
National
$229,800

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