Scattergood Friends School Photo #2 - Scattergood challenges students to engage with their learning outside of the classroom. We want our students to be responsible citizens, engaged learners, and independent thinkers.
Scattergood Friends School Photo #3 - Admission to a four-year college is a graduation requirement at Scattergood. The Class of 2014 was accepted into colleges including Brandeis, Bryn Mawr, Earlham, Macalester, Mt. Holyoke, Oberlin, Reed, Scripps, University of Iowa and more!
Scattergood Friends School Photo #4 - Scattergood offers a Sustainable Agriculture Endorsement. Students earning this endorsement take five farm-related Project classes over the course of four years, complete an agriculturally-related topic for either their Junior or Senior research papers and design and execute a 30-hour service project with with Scattergood Farm's livestock, 35 acre restored prairie, or 10 acre certified organic vegetable fields and fruit orchards.
In addition to providing a solid foundation for higher education, Scattergood is a learning community that fosters the practical application of all kinds of knowledge through hands-on work and service.
The School's mission is to provide students with a sense of global citizenship while recognizing individual self-worth.
Scattergood strives to instill in students the ability to live constructively in a community as well as feel that their opinion has been heard.
- Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
- Enrollment: 45 students
- Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $37,000
- Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $19,000
- Average class size: 8 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Scattergood Friends School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 288 schools) for:
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Mild Learning Differences
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* National Avg. »18
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None / Rolling
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- 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 like-minded friends.
- Prepare for college and beyond! Scattergood students have been accepted to Bryn Mawr, Cornell College, Earlham, Grinnell, Haverford, Macalester, Oberlin, Reed, Scripps, University of Chicago, and more!
- LD types supported: Mild Learning Differences
- Scattergood Friends School accreditations: Independent School Association of the Central States
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Scattergood Friends School cost?
Scattergood Friends School's tuition is approximately $37,000 for boarding students and $19,000 for day students.
What sports does Scattergood Friends School offer?
Scattergood Friends School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Cross Country Running, Cycling, Fencing, Intramural Sports Only and Ultimate Frisbee.
What is Scattergood Friends School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Scattergood Friends School?
The application deadline for Scattergood Friends School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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