Welcome to School for Friends

School for Friends is a Washington, DC preschool that provides a loving, caring, and supportive program for children ages 18 months to five years.

For over 35 years, our curriculum has reflected the Quaker values of cooperation, equality, and nonviolence. Our developmental program focuses on helping children solve problems together, resolve conflicts, think independently and make choices.

School for Friends is accredited by NAEYC and is a member of Friends Council on Education. (En Español)

About SFF

• Ages 18 months to 5 years
• Fullday
• In Dupont Circle
• Metrorail and bus accessible
• Quaker
• Small group size
• Diversity Celebrated
• NAEYC Accredited
• Warm, interactive, educated and
committed teachers
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News and Notices

Respond to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, as a precaution, School for Friends will be extending the closure to August 3, 2020. School offices will operate remotely during this time. Please communicate via email as usual. If there is a change regarding operations, we will inform you. Stay safe

After thoughtful deliberation, School for Friends has decided to close from March 16 to August 3, 2020. We are actively monitoring the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will keep our community informed about our plans through direct emails. We are closely monitoring recommendations from the CDC, local health departments and other authorities and holding virtual meetings regularly to ensure we are ready to respond if circumstances change and modifications to our procedures become necessary. If you have any questions, please contact the Head of School, Berna Artis at bartis@schoolforfriends.org

Support SFF

Donate to SFF Annual Giving Campaign

Help us reach our goal by making a gift to the Fund for Friends campaign. This year’s goal is $55,000 which raises money to serve the school community.

Learn about the many ways for businesses and individuals to support School for Friends.