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K-6|Private
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School leader:  Megan Whitmarsh
524 East Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104

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(626) 793-2727
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"FWS is best known for its individualized learning and small class size."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Poetry, Drama, Painting...
  • World languages
    None
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109 reviews

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Recent Comments


Grateful to: Staff member
Submitted by a parent · April 14, 2016
Delonte is one of the few shining lights at this school. He was always engaging, caring, and thoughtful and brought out the best of both the children and the parent community.

Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
Submitted by a parent · April 14, 2016
They have multiple student that are grade levels behind. They have no established education plan or philosophy and are essentially making it up as they go along with little collaboration among the teaching staff.

Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 14, 2016
After an incident involving my son they victim blamed him and failed to protect his interest, well being, and safety

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 14, 2016
We attended Friends Western School last year (2014/2015) and I did not hear about any of the previous scandals and issues until after we had enrolled. Had I known what I know now then I would have never enrolled my child at the school. Our... more

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About this school

Friends Western School is a vibrant K-6 Parent- Teacher run, Cooperative Elementary School located in Pasadena, CA. Friends Western School rests in the foundation provided by the Quaker belief that there is an inner light in each of us. This idea inspires the ethos of support, encouragement, respect and kindness that is evident at Friends Western. We are a member school of the Friends Council on Education and are proud to be the first Quaker cooperative in the United States.

February 01, 2013

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Friends Western School
524 East Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena, CA  91104
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 109 reviews. (626) 793-2727
Last modified Friends Western School is a Private school that serves grades K-6
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