Olney Friends School

61830 Sandy Ridge Road
Barnesville, OH 43713
Tel: 740-425-3655 ext 214
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 47 students
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Olney Friends School is a college preparatory co-educational boarding school for 40-50 students in grades 9 through 12, located in rural Barnesville, Ohio.
Olney Friends School challenges students to grow.
We celebrate intellectual vigor, provoke questions of conscience, and nurture skills for living in community.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Olney Friends School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Society of Friends Non-denominational
Year Founded 1837 1910
Campus Size 350 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 47 students 295 students
% International Students 45% 20%
% Students Boarding 94% 68%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:4 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 3 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 60% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$29,800 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$8,900 $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 65% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of AdmissionsMusa Hamideh

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 3 16
CoursesAP Calculus, AP Physics, AP US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 2 14
SportsBasketball, Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 9 23
Extracurriculars Spiritual Life Committee, Student Dorm Staff, All-School Sing, Electives in theater, photography, 2-D art, 3-D art, Farm Team, Gymnastics -- for the whole school, Soccer, Field Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball, Running, Strength/Conditioning, Yoga, Student Self-Government, Tech Crew

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • Olney Friends School's students come from diverse international, religious, social and economic backgrounds. International students from 10 different countries make up 45% of our student body.
  • Course offerings include standard college preparatory courses (including AP classes), fine arts, and a variety of electives.
  • Every graduate is accepted into at least one college. Graduates of Olney Friends School are well prepared to enter college and the world of responsibilities and choices that await them.

  • School accreditations: ISACS, OAIS, Friends Council on Education, TABS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The Linsly School (24.2 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheeling, WV
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
    24.2 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 420 students
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    4129683180
    75.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 500 students
  • Hudson, OH
    115 College Street
    HudsonOH 44236
    330-650-9717
    88.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 390 students
  • Saltsburg, PA
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    724-639-8035
    95 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 200 students
  • Willoughby, OH
    38588 Mentor Avenue
    WilloughbyOH 44094
    800-753-4683
    114.9 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 350 students
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