Thank you for your interest in Sandy Spring Friends School!
We encourage you to personally visit our campus and invite you to join us for our Fall Open House or an upcoming Discover SSFS event. Please note that our preschool program for ages 3 and 4 is growing and we continue to enroll our youngest friends on a rolling basis for 2017-18. You may also arrange for an individual tour of our campus by contacting the Admissions office.
Our progressive, coed, college preparatory Quaker school for students age 3 through Grade 12 sits on a pastoral 140-acre campus in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland, midway between Washington, DC, and Baltimore.
Sandy Spring Friends School is a welcoming, inquiry-based learning community. A challenging academic curriculum, enriched arts program, inclusive athletics, and service opportunities promote intellectual excellence, collaboration, and strength of character. Recognizing the unique worth of each person, faculty and staff at SSFS strive to challenge each student to reach their potential and develop individual talents.
Sandy Spring Friends School students are engaged in the learning process; enjoy the integration of academics, arts, and athletics; and seek to become constructive, caring and effective citizens of the world. We hope you will join our thriving community of scholars, performers, athletes, artists, thinkers, and doers.
Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs. However, special consideration may be given to members of The Religious Society of Friends.