Welcome to School for Friends

School for Friends is a Washington, DC preschool that provides a loving, caring, and supportive program for children ages 18 months to five years.

For over 39 years, our curriculum has reflected the Quaker values of cooperation, equality, and nonviolence. Our developmental program focuses on helping children solve problems together, resolve conflicts, think independently and make choices.

School for Friends is accredited by NAEYC and is a member of Friends Council on Education. (En Español)

About SFF

  • Ages 18 months to 5 years
  • Fullday
  • In Dupont Circle
  • Metrorail and bus accessible
  • Quaker
  • Small group size
  • Diversity Celebrated
  • NAEYC Accredited
  • Warm, engaged, educated and
    committed teachers

News and Notices

School for Friends Open House Dates
If you are interested in attending an open house please click here for a list of dates and to register.


Support SFF

Donate to SFF  Annual Fund Campaign


Help us reach our goal by making a gift to the Fund for Friends campaign. This year’s goal is $45,000 which raises money to serve the school community.

Upcoming Events


Last day of 19-20 SY

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

First Day of New School Year

12:00 am - 11:59 pm