PK-12|Private
1,109 students
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School leader:  Thomas Farquhar
3825 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

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(202) 537-8100
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"We are best known for Quaker Schl w/rigorous curric."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
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  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Religious
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Dance, Drama, Painting
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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29 reviews

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Develops empathy: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
In a very superficial sort of way. Here again, the school talks a lot about raising kids with a sense of balance between work and play. However, they show their own lack of empathy by ensuring that the kids are over-programmed. There are also... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
My son is super smart, and always did well at Sidwell. He was there for six years, but we decided to leave the school before he entered the Upper School for several reasons: 1) The school never conveyed any sense of individual care for him despite... more

Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
Some teachers are great. Others make you want to shake your head at the grammar errors in their communication, if you are lucky to get anything from them. For a school with Sidwell's reputation, this just isn't acceptable.

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
Much homework was assigned that seemed to be make-work. The school talks a lot about allowing students down-time, and yet the administration and teachers do everything to fill the student's after-school time with pointless homework. I did not see... more

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Sidwell Friends School
3825 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC  20016
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. (202) 537-8100
Last modified Sidwell Friends School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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