Chicago Friends School is an independent elementary school in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood.

Our academically challenging curriculum fosters intellectual curiosity and enables children to reach their full potential. Our commitment to Quaker values encourages service, peace, and thoughtful engagement with each other, the community, and the world.

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Upcoming Events

Parent-Teacher Conferences
March 22 - March 23

Meet with your child’s teachers to discuss their academic progress.

Spring Break
March 24 - April 2

The School will be closed during this time. We hope everyone has a safe and fun break.

Spring Admissions Open House
April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We invite all interested families to our spring open house. Come see our space, and meet current Chicago Friends School parents, teachers, and students. The whole family is invited. Kid’s activities will be provided. Reservations are not required. Applications are being accepted for children entering grades K–7 for the 2018–2019 school year.