Sandy Spring Friends School



Residential Life Program

SSFS Residential Life Program

Are you ready for a life-changing experience?

At Sandy Spring Friends School, we welcome students from all over the United States, as well as a variety of countries from around the world, such as China, Italy, Korea, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Republic of Congo, Thailand, Vietnam, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Belgium, Mexico, El Salvador, Serbia, Iran, Jamaica, and India.

Our families choose SSFS because we provide a supportive, friendly, diverse, structured program with the right amount of academic challenge to prepare our students for success in college and life beyond.

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We are impressed with our son’s sense of honor, responsibility, and independence. His self-confidence unfolds more each day.
SSFS Boarding School Parent

Young World Leaders

Unforgettable summer.
Lifetime impact.

This summer, join students from around the world in an amazing summer experience that fosters global conversations, develops leadership skills, and travels to major cities in the U.S.!

The Young World Leaders program is designed for international students. 

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Living On- or Off-Campus

Our private boarding school offers on-campus dormitory living as well as a high-quality, closely monitored host family program.

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Learn More About SSFS

The best way to learn more about our college preparatory program is by visiting our campus.

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