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West Chester Friends School
Growing the Light in Every Child West Chester Friends School is an independent Quaker school that provides early childhood and elementary-aged students with the essential foundation they require to become lifelong learners, contributing members of their communities, and citizens of the world.
On campus, or in their Connected Classroom, West Chester Friends School offers impressive advantages to students because it is small by design, and dedicated exclusively to the education of children in preschool through fifth grade. Each classroom and specialty area teacher is an expert in their field.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
West Chester Friends School is committed to ensuring that all members of the school community, including children, families, faculty, staff, and volunteers are accepted, included, respected, embraced, and celebrated. They are all unique individuals and bring value to and enrich West Chester Friends School through their diversity.
A Community School
Founded in 1836, West Chester Friends School is a Quaker school located on historic Quaker Hill, in the heart of West Chester. As the oldest continuously operating school in the borough, WCFS maintains an important place in Chester County’s rich history and vibrant present. Many important connections exist with the school’s neighbors, as classes often visit the borough’s rich and varied resources for learning, including museums, art galleries, historical sites, and municipal buildings.