Our Application Process

Thank you for your interest in a United Friends School education! We encourage all families who are interested in attending UFS to apply. We open enrollment for the following school year on December 1st; Applications for admission received by January 15th will be given priority processing. Families are encouraged to meet the January 15 deadline to ensure that United Friends School has space to admit their children. Our application is rolling and will consider applications for grades that do not have waiting lists for the current school year.

Tuition Assistance

Applications for financial aid are submitted online; inquiries received after January 15th will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are finalizing our online form and will send you the link ASAP (please request link at admissions@unitedfriendsschool.org). Flexible tuition decisions are made in conjunction with our Admissions calendar; less financial assistance may be available for an applicant whose materials are received after February 5. Flexible tuition applicants who submit all of the financial information by January 15 will receive their tuition plan by mid-March.

Step 1: Parent Meeting with the Director of Admissions.

All families who are interested in applying to United Friends School must meet with the Director of Admissions. Parent interviews are required for all applicants. Private tours and appointments can be made during or after the school day.

COVID-19 Visit Procedures: All prospective families must wear a mask and maintain social distance.

Step 2: Submit Your Application

We are in the process of revamping our application process and will provide the application form to new applicants. To request a form, please contact Director or Admissions David Eldridge at admissions@unitedfriendsschool.org; all other materials should also be sent to this address. A complete application includes the following:

  1. Application form fully completed;
  2. Teacher recommendation letter;
  3. Copies of recent report cards;
  4. IEP if applicable;
  5. Graded writing sample (middle school only);
  6. Student assessment, which ensures that we are ready to meet your child’s educational needs.

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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.