95% of families who choose Friends School are not Quaker.

So why do we say that “Quaker matters”? Because at Friends...
  • Each student is known and valued as an individual; caring teachers lead a responsive program.
  • Students learn to challenge themselves to their absolute best with a sense of responsibility to others.
  • The intellectual/academic foundation is defined by questioning, discovery, and relevance.
  • Character education, mindfulness, stewardship, and social justice are part of our founding mission.


Beginning at Age 2 1/2
Beyond its blending of established best practices with current research, our Preschool is guided by Quaker values and draws from complementary components of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.
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Lower School

Prekindergarten through 5th Grade
The Friends lower school program is designed to encourage student voice and full participation, as individuals and as members of a community, in the learning process.
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Middle School

6th through 8th Grade
The Friends middle school program is structured very intentionally, including a model advisory program, to meet the needs of the age group.
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Upper School

9th through 12th Grade
The upper school at Friends engages students in an unsurpassed academic program, including the International Baccalaureate (IB). 
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101 School Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
302.576.2900   |   info@wilmingtonfriends.org

Statement of Nondiscrimination as to Student Enrollment
Wilmington Friends School admits students of any race, color, gender, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students of these schools. Wilmington Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.