Welcome!

We are delighted you're considering Friends' Central School for your child. Following a robust admission season this past fall, Friends' Central is now accepting applications for only those grades in which seats are available. If you are interested in applying for your child, please contact the Admission Office to inquire about openings. Please note that a limited amount of financial aid remains for new applicants.

Once an application is received, the Admission Office will work closely with each family during the application process in order to provide a decision in a timely manner.

Lower School

Nursery-Grade 5

Where joy-filled learning is embedded in play, exploration, and discovery


Middle School

Grades 6-8

Transforming eager, enthusiastic, and motivated elementary school students into self-aware, analytical, and empathetic eighth graders


Upper School

Grades 9-12

Challenging and innovative program with lively and rigorous classes, athletic, artistic, and performance opportunities


2018-2019 Admission Update
Although the first round of admission to Friends' Central School for the 2018-2019 academic year is now complete, applications are still being accepted for select grades.

The Admission Office will work with each family to arrive at an admission decision for 2018-2019 in a timely manner and will provide a decision soon after the application is complete.  Please note that, should you require financial assistance, some funds do remain but are limited.

2019-2020 Application Deadlines & Important Dates

October - December - Take a campus tour, attend a visitors' morning, join a walk-in Wednesday

October 1 - Parent and applicant visits/interviews begin

October 8 - Open House

October 22 - Financial aid application portal is open at sssbynais.org

October 23 - Step Into FCS Admission event

November 14 - Financial Aid Workshop

November 30 - Deadline for submitting online applications for 1st round of Admission

December 14 - Deadline for submitting all supporting documents for applications (transcripts, recommendation forms, testing, interviews, etc.)

December 20 - Deadline for submitting Financial Aid applications to SSS for 1st round of Admission

February 1 - Admission decisions mailed to families

March 1 - Deadline for families to accept offers of Admission to FCS

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