Teaching to the Goodness within Every Child

The Friends School of Atlanta offers an exceptional academic program with individualized instruction every step of the way. Joyful learners come together in small, diverse classes where they gain the confidence to become their best selves as students and engaged citizens.

Academic Rigor

Model of Diversity

Values Based

Small Class Sizes

Individualized Instruction

Time for Reflection

169 students

PreK3 - 8th Grade

40%-50% students of color

A model of diversity since 1991

1:8 faculty/staff ratio

Small classes, individualized instruction

One of 78 Friends schools nationwide

The only Friends school in Georgia

5.85 acre campus

30,000 square feet of classroom and play space

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Finding direct, honest paths and effective, efficient methods.


Believing peace is possible and teaching students how to achieve it.


Being what we say we are and doing what we say we will do.


Caring service to one another.


Having sensitivity, deep respect and regard for people who are not like me.


Caring for our gifts of health, learning, resourcs and our Earth.

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Coronavirus Impact on FSA

The Friends School of Atlanta (FSA) is pleased to welcome our families back for the 20-21 school year.  To learn more about FSA in the time of Covid-19, this link will take you to the coronavirus update communications sent from the school, and you can visit our Values-based Education for Challenging Times page of this website to learn more about our programs for the beginning of this year.

FSA stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and those who seek inclusion and opportunity for all people. The Friends School of Atlanta was founded in 1991 to be a model of diversity and to provide an educational program dedicated to equity and justice.  We invite you to read more about the school's history and its commitment to diversity.

FSA is still accepting applications for 2020-2021, class space permitting. For more information, read about our Application Process or contact Alvanita Hope-Negrón, Director of Enrollment.

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