A Place of Belonging:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SSFS
Sandy Spring Friends School is a diverse community committed to fostering equity and belonging for our students, faculty, staff, administrators, trustees, and families. As a community, we work to affirm, appreciate, and respect one another’s unique identity and experiences in society and the world.
Students identify as Students of Color
Religious affiliations represented
Countries represented in the Boarding Program
Students receive financial aid
Sandy Spring Friends School is a community of learners, guided by the Quaker values of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship. We use our Quaker heritage and our community’s diversity to build community and connection.
Affinity & Alliance Groups at SSFS
SSFS builds a community of inclusion by offering our parents and students affinity and alliance group opportunities. By participating in these groups, parents and students are empowered to learn more about themselves and others.
Diversity in our Curriculum
Our faculty integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion topics into our curriculum to help expand our student's understanding of the world and themselves. Diversity is a strength that enriches all that we do.