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

Chicago Friends School Recycling Drive for Hard-To-Recycle Items
Friday, November 30 - Friday, December 21

Chicago Friends School is hosting a recycling drive for hard-to-recycle items.  We will accept Batteries Lightbulbs Computers Phones Medicines (up to 4 ounces) Please do not bring, TVs, appliances or medical equipment.   You can drop these things off at the school at the drop off times below.    Location: Chicago Friends School, 1246 W.…

February Open House
February 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We invite all interested families to our October open house. Come see our newly renovated space, and meet Chicago Friends School parents, teachers, and students. The whole family is invited. Kids’ activities will be provided. Location: Chicago Friends School, 1246 West Thorndale Ave., Chicago RSVP at