Office of Admissions

United Friends School is a vibrant community committed to providing an education that engages students in learning that fosters development of their critical thinking skills, academic skills and communication skills. Our Quaker values and work with equity, inclusion and social justice provide a unique opportunity for students to engage in critical inquiry, social action and solution-seeking. UFS students are well prepared for a successful transition to high school and beyond.

We invite you to contact us if you would like to schedule a visit or have additional questions about the admissions process.

Email us at admissions@unitedfriendsschool.org or give us a call (215) 538-1733

 

Upcoming 2020 Open House Events

Attend a Virtual Open House for the 2020-2021 school year and hear what United Friends School, a Pre-K to 8th grade Friends school has to offer.

Virtual Open House

Dec 8 @ 12pm (All School)

Register Today!

Our Application Process

All of our applicants are invited to a virtual meeting with the Director of Admissions. If an in-person tour is requested, scheduling will take place after the school day. This is to safeguard our school community. All prospective families must wear a mask, maintain social distance, and complete a screening questionnaire prior to arrival.

Parents are invited to complete an application on our website. If you are planning to apply for flexible tuition, please complete the financial aid assessment on TADS along with your application. Applicants who apply before February 5 are given priority in the admissions process. Additional information on our application process or timeline can be found in our How to Apply section. All prospective students complete the same admission process. While our admissions process is straightforward, additional evaluation measures have been outlined below.

Preschool

  • Applicants for Full-time preschool (5 days per week from 8:15 – 3:00) are eligible to apply for flexible tuition. If you plan to apply for flexible tuition, please fill out the financial aid form on TAD’s along with your application.
  • Applicants participate in a virtual meeting with the classroom teacher
  • A short video of the applicant at play at home is required.

Elementary

  • Parents are invited to fill out an application on our website and submit recent report cards, assessments and a confidential letter of recommendation from the student’s present teacher.
  • Prospective students will attend one virtual class.

Middle

  • Parents are invited to fill out an application on the website and submit recent report cards, assessments and a confidential letter of recommendation from the student’s present teacher.
  • The student will attend one class with their peers remotely.

Our application timeline is rolling, but we provide priority to families who have submitted their application before February 5. Want to learn more about our application timeline and what happens next?

Notice of Discrimination

Based on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CAREs Act, United Friends School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities.  Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Roger Sternfeld, Business Manager and Asst. Head of School, United Friends School, 1018 West Broad Street, Quakertown, PA 18951, 215-538-1733, rsternfeld@unitedfriendsschool.org, or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA.  Please refer to the School’s SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.This notice will remain in effect until the School has satisfied and paid off the SBA Paycheck Protection Loan.