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PK-12|Private
590 students
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School leader:  Tom Gibian
16923 Norwood road
Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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(301) 774-7455
(301) 924-1115
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
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31 reviews

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Recent Comments


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 16, 2015
In response to the previous reviewer…of COURSE they don't get paid well! They are here because they LOVE what they do, they are dedicated and passionate educators, unlike many public school teachers who are in it for the tenure, benefits, and... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 16, 2015
The teachers model and discuss these traits daily, and follow up on any issues that arise

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 16, 2015
We send our children to SSFS for the strong values-based education. The academics are stellar as well, and they have a rich arts program, as well as the full complement of sports. What underlies all of these programs, however, is the expectation... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 02, 2015
I don't like the current administration. In my opinion, the place has always been clicky to the point of being inbred. Too much parent involvement in sports. Yet, the athletic dept does not appear to have any coherent aim. Some teams appear... more

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About this school

Sandy Spring Friends School is a welcoming, inquiry-based learning community. A challenging academic curriculum, enriched arts program, inclusive athletics, and service opportunities promote intellectual excellence, collaboration, and strength of character. Recognizing the unique worth of each person, faculty and staff at SSFS strive to challenge each student to reach their potential and develop individual talents.

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Last modified: September 16, 2016
Last modified Sandy Spring Friends School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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