Friends Academy is a K-12 private school in Long Island based on the Quaker values of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equity, and service. Founded in 1876, Friends Academy is rated a top private school in Nassau County and is a nationally renowned coeducational, independent, college-preparatory school for students in preschool, elementary school, middle school, and high school.
As a private school built upon the foundations of Quaker education and values, Friends Academy achieves academic excellence by committing to the highest standards of learning and living. The school's diverse community is welcoming to people of all faiths because it empowers students to inquire, reflect, and engage in their classrooms, in their communities, and in the world.
The school's mission is to educate students to discover and develop the best of who they are and who they can become. Students are inspired to learn with purpose so they can achieve greatness without sacrificing goodness.