Scattergood Friends School

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  • Earlham College
    I think that the most obvious unique thing about Scattergood is the student body size. In my experience, having such a small community was something that most people (staff and students) found simultaneously very frustrating. . .

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2017 School Data
Scattergood FriendsBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationQuakerNon-denominational
Year Founded18901910
Campus Size126 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment46 students300 students
% Students of Color
18%
20%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
98%
66%
Average SAT Score1712* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1420 - 1850-
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:31:7
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
63%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$4 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$32,900
(Sliding scale tuition)
$52,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$19,600
(Sliding scale tuition)
$28,270
Tuition international students$34,900$47,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$32,900$37,945
% Students on Financial Aid
67%
36%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$14,500$22,410
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
65%
57%
Director of AdmissionsJenn Jansen

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered514
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2823
ExtracurricularsAikido, Archery Club, Assistant, Canoe Club, Ceramics Club, Cycling Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Drawing, Farm and Forest, Fitness Club, Food Club, Hiking Club, Independent, Jogging/Running, Martial, Peace, Peer, Photography, Sailboat, Service, Student, Sustainable, TADA, Wood,

School Notes

  • Experience a small, tightly-knit school community of students, faculty, and their families, all living and working together.
  • Ask big questions and dive deep into project-based classes full of hands-on experience.  Don't just take a science class... be a scientist.Know your food, grow your food!  Our organic farm serves as a living laboratory and provides delicious meals year-round.
  • Explore issues of peace and social justice with likeminded friends.
  • Prepare for college and beyond!  Scattergood students have been accepted to Bryn Mawr, Cornell, Earlham, Grinnell, Haverford, Macalester, Oberlin, Reed, Scripps, University of Chicago, and more!
  • School accreditations: Independent School Association of the Central States
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