Olney Friends School
61830 Sandy Ridge Road
Barnesville, OH 43713
Barnesville, OH 43713
Tel: (740) 425-3655
Olney Friends School Photo #2 - The view of top campus from Livezey Lake. Olney Friends School sits on a 350-acre USDA certified organic campus.
Olney Friends School Photo #4 - Sustainability, environmental and outdoor education are vital to an Olney Friends School education. Students regularly engage in steam monitoring, participate in hiking and nature activities, and use our campus as a living laboratory. Antonia '18, featured above, is a member of Olney's Farm Team.
Olney Friends School is a progressive, independent college preparatory, co-educational boarding school for 40-60 students in grades 9 through 12, located Barnesville, Ohio.
Average class size is 7 Student-to-Faculty ration is less than 3:1
We celebrate intellectual vigor, provoke questions of conscience, and nurture skills for living in community.
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|Definition of Terms|
| 2021 School Data
|Olney Friends School||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Religious Affiliation||Society of Friends||Non-denominational|
|Campus Size||350 acres||125 acres|
|Enrollment||35 students||300 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||1130||* National Avg. »View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Frequency of Saturday Classes||Weekly||Weekly|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual||Casual|
|Average Class Size||7 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1||7:1|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||No||Yes|
(5 Day Boarding)
|% Students on Financial Aid|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Director of Admissions||Jasmin Ilovar|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||n/a||18|
|Courses||Advanced Environmental Science, Advanced Humanities, Advanced Mathematics, Advanced Spanish, Advanced Technology|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||4||16|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country Running, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||13||23|
|Extracurriculars||Club or Organization:|
Spiritual Life Committee, Student Dorm Staff
Arts and Music Programs:
2-D art, 3-D art, Coffee House, Electives in theater, photography
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Running, Soccer, Strength/Conditioning, Volleyball, Yoga
|Year:||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Olney Friends School's students come from diverse international, religious, social and economic backgrounds. Students come from 14 different states and 10 different countries.
- Course offerings include standard college preparatory courses (including Advanced 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.
- Olney Friends School accreditations: ISACS accreditation; Member of NAIS, TABS, Friends Council on Education, OAIS
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Grades: 7-12| 447 students 24.2 miles60 Knox Lane
Wheeling, WV 26003
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