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PK-12|Private
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School leader:  William G. Morris
270 Duck Pond Rd
Locust Valley, NY 11560

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(516) 676-0393
(516) 393-4276
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"College preparatory and Quaker values of respect, integrity and equality"

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    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Service learning
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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25 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · February 11, 2016
The school has made a turn for the worst since the hiring of the new Lower school principal. The school keeps deleting my review. The lower school principal is disconnected to the values and testimonies of a Quaker school. The principal is... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 18, 2015
Friends is just an "OK" school. Academics are not fantastic and the kids (and parents) are kind of clique-y. The diversity seems forced and not real. Pretty on the outside; not so pretty on the inside.

Develops honesty: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · June 24, 2015
Friends is a beautiful school on the outside, but is lacking many of the moral values and integrity it claims to have on the inside. The administration makes many questionable choices, and does not always have the school's mission in mind. The... more

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Submitted by a community member · June 10, 2010
Pros -Excellent student to teach ratio. -Creates special student/teacher relationships. -Approachable Faculty. -Strong Academics well rounded curriculum. -Well prepared for College. -School reputation helpful with College admission... more

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About this school

Enrolling 779 students from age 3 through Grade 12, Friends Academy is guided by its Quaker heritage and the principles of integrity, simplicity, patience, moderation and a peaceful resolution of conflict. The school is located on 65 acres at the intersection of Piping Rock and Duck Pond roads in Locust Valley/Glen Cove. To learn more about the school or to schedule a tour, please visit the Friends Academy website, www.fa.org, www.facebook.com/friendsacademyNY or call (516) 676-0393.

January 11, 2017

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Friends Academy
270 Duck Pond Rd, Locust Valley, NY  11560
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. (516) 676-0393
Last modified Friends Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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