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

Friday, January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chicago Friends School Families will share a family game night.   Bring your favorite board games to share!

February Open House
Sunday, February 3 @ 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