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Friends Seminary
  • Private
  • New York, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Visit our website to read the New York State filing regarding Friends Seminary's plan for reopening school submitted by Friends Seminary to New York State on July 30, 2020.

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 C+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$53,900
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
22%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Friends Seminary

Friends Seminary, the oldest continuously coeducational school in New York City, serves 787 college-bound day students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Guided by the Quaker testimonies of integrity, peace, equality, and simplicity, we prepare students to both engage in the world that is and help bring about a world that ought to be.

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Friends Seminary Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1390
139 responses
Average ACT
32
52 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
  • recess
    27%
  • Silent meeting
    27%
  • Spirit Week
    27%
  • Meeting for Announcements
    20%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
787
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
43%
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
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
77%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$117,727
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,594
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$954,945
National
$217,500

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