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Oakwood Friends School

Website www.oakwoodfriends.org
Gender Coed
Region Lower Hudson Valley
Boarding School Yes
Address 22 Spackenkill Road
City Poughkeepsie
State NY
Zip Code 12603
Phone 845-462-4200
FAX 845 462 4251
Lowest Grade 6
Highest Grade 12
Enrollment 160
Profile

Oakwood Friends School , guided by Quaker principles, educates and strengthens young people for lives of conscience, compassion and accomplishment. Students experience a challenging curriculum within a diverse community, dedicated to nurturing the spirit, the scholar, the artist and the athlete in each person.

Oakwood Friends School .

  • Provides rigorous academic preparation based on primary texts and hands-on learning.
  • Respects the mind and imagination of students and focuses on intellectual skills and habits.
  • Encourages powerful thinkers whose abilities are nurtured through artful teaching, thoughtful assessment, and individual attention.
  • Fosters an accepting environment based upon the Quaker principle that each individual is worthy and capable of meaningful insight and truth.
  • Provides an array of opportunities in the arts, athletics, and learning experiences beyond the campus to encourage creativity, self-expression, cooperation, and team-work.
  • Guides students toward the responsibilities of community life and community involvement, through leadership and service both on the campus and beyond.
  • Creates and sustains a vibrant residential and educational community that embraces students in grades six through twelve as well as faculty and families representing every stage of life and a diverse range of experiences, backgrounds.
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