Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

Chicago Friends School — rooted in the Quaker values of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equity, and stewardship — develops the academic skills and strong character that K-8 students need to  grow into purposeful lives.


Vision Statement

Our supportive and diverse school environment will nurture people to their full academic, creative, and spiritual potential and build character and love of learning within each person. Chicago Friends School students, graduates, and community members live Quaker values as they learn to engage with each other and the wider world. Chicago Friends School graduates people with the skills, experiences, and confidence to bring about a better world.