As our Mission states: We awaken the passion and potential of all individuals within a welcoming, diverse community led by Quaker values. And as a Friends school, we uphold the testimonies of Community & Equality in all that we do...
Social Justice is wide reaching across subjects, and is honored throughout the curriculum all year long. This year we are committed to being more intentional about communicating and sharing our JEDI work with our community, as well as bringing more professional development and family events centered around JEDI topics and engagement.
Friends have been linking intellectual, social and spiritual growth for nearly 400 years. Teachers in Friends schools aim to expose children to a “way of seeing the world” that will have a lasting impact on their lives, nurturing a passion for the truth and concern for social justice; and confidence that they can make a difference.
Our belief that our students are preparing for morally-based, global citizenship impels us to utilize the world around us, so they learn that there’s a larger community of which they are a part, that they can participate in it helpfully and that they can influence the lives of others in powerful, positive ways.
STEAM Education is the integration of science, technology, engineering, art, math, and music across grades. The cross-curriculum, project-based approach to STEAM at MPFS prepares students for critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, adaptability, and more in a quickly advancing world.
Years in Friends Education
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of Students Receive Need-Based Aid
of Faculty Vaccinated against Covid
The decision to update our website videos was a long time coming and we are so pleased to be able to launch these three new videos that highlight the work of our outstanding teachers and staff while truly giving the feel of the MPFS campus and community...
We are pleased to launch three brand new website videos courtesy of Rich Hoffmann of 215 Timelapse. Rich is an alum parent of three MPFS graduates, an MPFS Board Member, Media Meeting Member, & husband of fourth grade teacher, Teacher Holly Hoffmann...