Friends Community School

  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 164
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  • Address
  • 5901 Westchester Park Dr
  • College Park, MD 20740
  • Phone
  • (301) 441-2100
  • Other Details
  • Principal or Admin: Larry Clements
  • Fax: (301) 441-2105
  • Website: www.friendscommunityschool.org
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Friends Community School is a place where young people become active learners, independent thinkers, problem solvers, respectful teammates, peacemakers, and engaged citizens.  FCS is a Quaker school that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.  We offer developmentally appropriate, experiential, and rigorous curriculum.  We teach using a child-centered instructional philosophy.  As a LEED certified green school, we offer environmental education integrated throughout the science, social studies and research/writing curriculum.  The 17 acre school campus adjoins Greenbelt National Park.  For further information, visit our website or call Director of Admissions Connie Belfiore at 301-441-2100. 

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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 164
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 12
    Part-Time Teachers: 8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.7
  • Percent Minority Students: 23.2%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 63 (38.4%)
  • Females: 101 (61.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Friends Community School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black2112.8%
Asian127.3%
Hispanic53.0%
White12676.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Friends Community School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten2112.8%
1st Grade2515.2%
2nd Grade2112.8%
3rd Grade2515.2%
4th Grade2414.6%
5th Grade1710.4%
6th Grade1911.6%
7th Grade53.0%
8th Grade74.3%
Source: MD Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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