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Where you’re A FRIEND

Your child deserves a school where they feel known, engaged, and challenged.

Friends Academy provides each student with a foundation built upon academics, community, respect, responsible citizenship, and a sense of well-being for a lifetime of learning and personal growth.

What Families Say

“Our daughter truly feels at home here. It’s such a nice feeling as a parent to know she is thriving every day.”

- Mom of a Second Grade Student

“Friends has shown my son the joy of education. He no longer fights me to go to school or expresses frustration with learning.”

- Parent of a First Grade Student

“Friends Academy has opened my kids’ world! The staff and teachers truly care about the well-being of each child.”

- Mom of Sally Borden Program students

“This school cares about its students. Our boys leave for home happy every day.”

- Grandparent of Lower School students
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News & Stories

Students of Friends Academy watch a plastic bottle float into the newly-installed trash collector, proving the concept.

Dartmouth sixth-graders invent river cleanup device

Sixth-grader Paul was on a nature hike last year when he spotted a plastic grocery bag floating in the river. The image inspired his project to clean up the river that was finally launched last week.

Jun 16, 2022
Friends Academy Class of 2022

34 Students Graduate in Class of 2022 During Class Day Ceremony

Friends Academy celebrated the graduation of 34 eighth grade students Wednesday morning, June 8, at its Class Day ceremony for the Class of 2022.

Jun 9, 2022
Stites Building ribbon cutting

Remembering Clay Stites, Head of School (1977-1992)

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of former Headmaster, Clay Stites, on August 27. Clay led Friends Academy with passion and dedication for 15 years from 1977 to 1992.

Sep 1, 2021
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