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

Spring Forward Gala Online Auction
Thursday, April 25 - Friday, May 10

The 2019 online auction will be live April 25 to May 9, check back here for a link to the auction!

Spring Forward Gala Dinner & Auction
Thursday, May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May Open House
Saturday, May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We invite all interested families to our 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