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

Come celebrate our Grand Re-Opening!
Saturday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

HERE TO GROW! Come check out the newly-renovated space, enjoy activities for the whole family, and learn what makes Chicago Friends School so special!

Edgewater 5K run/1 mile walk, benefitting Edgewater Schools
Sunday, October 14 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Chicago Friends School families and runners and walkers from all over Edgewater to exercise for a good cause.  This 5K race/1Mile walk will benefit Edgewater Schools. The race begins and ends at the St. Ignatius Plaza on the campus of Loyola University Chicago.   Register at the race website: