Joining the Friends' Central community is more than simply enrolling in a school. We go further. When families choose Friends’ Central, they are joining a community committed to the School’s Mission and Vision: to cultivate the intellectual, spiritual, and ethical promise of our students; to awaken courage and intellect - and peacefully transform the world.

We Go Further. 

"We use all that is around us to create an unparalleled experience for our students. By blending our hands-on approach to teaching and learning and utilizing our expansive 18-acre campus alongside our state-of-the art maker space, we cultivate a culture of lifelong learning. There are extraordinary possibilities for our students at Friends’ Central."

Melody Acinapura
Lower School Principal


We Go Further.

"Our focus on program, curriculum, and relationship building enables students to thrive during their crucial formative years. I find the trust and assurance of these FCS relationships a truly distinctive feature of our program, one that sparks students’ courage to challenge themselves to higher levels of social and academic excellence. "

Andy White '03
Middle School Principal

We Go Further.

"Our graduates are prepared not only to solve problems with intellect and compassion, they also stand ready to move boldly and brightly into the future. "

Lee Payton
Upper School Principal

The results of a Friends’ Central education are lifelong. Our graduates pursue their passions at top colleges and universities. Alumni/ae report that they are well prepared to excel academically, to lead, and to problem solve. And, when Friends’ Central alumni/ae graduate into the world, they are simply extraordinary.


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"FCS has fantastic teachers, small classes, and a faculty committed to a particular vision of education: ethical, creative, and empowering." - FCS Alum

"I love sitting around the dinner table and hearing about the emotional and intellectual insights my children gain from Quaker principles, Meeting for Worship, and all-school assemblies." - FCS Parent