Friends Community School

Offering the joy of an extraordinary Quaker education, FCS welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Using a child-centered, experiential, inquiry-based, and interdisciplinary approach, we nurture life-long learners, courageous risk-takers, and joyous peacemakers. Our students move on to succeed in leading high schools area-wide.

Transportation available through carpools.

Address
5901 Westchester Park Drive, College Park, ,
County
Prince George's
Telephone
301-441-2100
Date Established:
1986
Youngest Age:
5 years
Highest Grade:
8th Grade
Awards-Certifications
Accredited by the Association of Independent MD & DC Schools (AIMS); Member, Friends Council on Education (FCE); Member, Progressive Educators Network (PEN); Member, Washington, DC, Small Schools Association (SSA); Member, Black Student Fund (BSF); Member, Latino Student Fund (LSF); MD Green School Award; LEED Certified, Silver Level
Is Extended Care Available?
Before & After Care
Total Students Enrolled
240
Tuition/Cost
$17,450-$19,590 annual
Applications Due
Early Application Dec. 1, Regular Application Jan. 13
Is financial aid available?
Yes
Application Fee:
$100, or $50 if submitted by Dec. 1
Average Class Size:
12-16
Is Religious Education Required?
No
Do you offer support for students with learning differences?
Yes
Are Uniforms Required?
No
Is Transportation Available?
Yes
Grade Foreign Language Begins
Kindergarten
Percentage of Graduating Class Attending College
Virtually all
Grade Competitive Sports Begin
5th Grade
Competitive Sports Played
Soccer
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