Details overview

Hours 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
School leader Brian Clyne
Type Religious
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 48

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Friends
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
STEM
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Wichita Friends School is committed to learning that is student-centered. We believe a child’s education is best served in the course of a journey through a subject not a race through that particular grade levels curriculum. We believe strongly in teaching skills important in the 21st Century and deliver those skills an a project based learning approach.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

4
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Garden / Greenhouse
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Weekly cost range (low) $121
Weekly cost range (high) $184
For the year 2015
Payment schedule Weekly
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Child development associate (CDA) credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 12
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 12
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 12
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 16

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 92% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 3%
Black 0% 7%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 17%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application requirements Application
Application fee
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012