A Tradition of Successful Learners
- Confident, Creative, Compassionate -
This is State College Friends School, where your child is encouraged to think, question, grow and learn.
Founded in 1980 on the Quaker principles of equality, community, simplicity, peace, stewardship, and integrity, our mission is to provide an academically vigorous education in a nurturing environment that inspires a love of learning and prepares students to meet challenges with confidence and compassion.
We celebrate diversity and welcome families of all faiths and perspectives.
Our students are nurtured to grow intellectually, think critically, work collaboratively, and communicate confidently. Please visit us. A warm welcome awaits!
STATE COLLEGE FRIENDS SCHOOL
1900 University Drive
State College, PA 16801
Pre-K for ages 3 - 5
611 East Prospect Avenue
State College, PA 16801
Mary Ziegler, Assistant Head
K - 4th Grade Camps
Enrollment time is here.
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K-8 Open House Friday April 25th
10:00 - 1:00
Announcements, school news, and a message from the Head of School every Friday. Also sent home weekly via email.
Classroom letters are sent home weekly via email.
Learn more about a Friends Education and the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, equality, community, and stewardship in the curriculum.
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"You can feel the energy of this school when you walk through the front doors. It's a welcoming feeling. I feel like I'm sending my kids to a "home away from home."
"How do I even begin to say, "thank you" for the past seven years? When I contemplate the many & profound ways in which you've touched our family & touch your students everyday, I just get overwhelmed. My cup runneth over . . . Would that all children be so blessed as to spend their formative years at SCFS with you. The world would truly be a more compassionate, just & humane place."
". . . we were definitely looking for more than academics for our son. A place where he could thrive academically, but also thrive socially and emotionally. It's not just about teaching to the test, but creating a foundation and true affinity for learning."
"The Middle Schoolers are the most beautiful
teenagers I have seen (that were not home schooled). They are confident, bright, intelligent and exude a deep sense of community and responsibility. That is what I want for my daughter."
"Prepares students well for the academic challenges to come in high school and beyond."
"Supportive with high expectations.