Let Your Lives Speak at Sandy Spring Friends School.

Sandy Spring Friends School (SSFS) is a progressive, coed, college preparatory Quaker school for students from preschool (age 3) through 12th grade, with an optional boarding program in the Upper School. Our pastoral 140-acre campus is in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland, midway between Washington, DC, and Baltimore.

Our motto, "Let Your Lives Speak," expresses our philosophy of educating all aspects of a person so that their life—in all of its facets—can reveal the unique strengths within.


Eduardo Polón Named "It's Academic" Coach of the Year

Eduardo Polón, SSFS Quiz Bowl Coordinator (one of his many roles at SSFS), has been named the Sophie Altman Coach of the Year by the producers of It’s Academic.  

Eduardo has helped SSFS distinguish itself among the more formidable yet friendly academic teams in the Greater Metropolitan DC area, amassing an overall record of 178-83-4 since 2013.

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