Sandy Spring Friends School is committed to fostering a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, administrators, trustees and families who accept, appreciate and respect each individual’s uniqueness.
Students identify as Students of Color
Religious affiliations represented
Countries represented in the Boarding Program
Students receive financial aid
Student Affinity Groups
Black Student Affinity Group (BSAG) provides a safe, supportive, and affirming space for our students who identify as Black and/or African-American. The affinity group meets weekly to discuss various topics around race and equality, and hosts events with influential Black leaders throughout the year. The BSAG hosts the All-School Black History Month Assembly to help educate the School about African American culture and history.
SAGA (Sexuality And Gender Alliance) is a group of LGBTQ+ and allied students, supported by faculty advisors, that is committed to educating and advocating on issues of sexuality, gender, and inclusivity in order to create a safe environment for all.