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At Buckingham Friends School...

children find space to explore and grow - through a curriculum that is flexible and responsive to their interests; across an expansive campus that encourages play and risk-taking; and within our value-added programming that adds breadth and depth to their individual learning experiences. To learn more about this K-8 independent school that celebrates the spirit of youth and stewards the promise of each individual to build an engaged learning community, inquire now.

Latest News

Pet Days 2020

BFS Pet Days 2020

BFS held its annual Pet Day last week! To allow for social distancing, the traditional one-day event became a week of fun!
Upper School Science Lab

Upper School Science Lab

Using a self-designed procedure, our 8th grade students recently completed a lab designed to separate components from an unknown mixture that included both solids and liquids.
BFS COVID-19 Resources

BFS COVID-19 Resource Information

In keeping with guidance from the Governor’s office, the PA Department of Education, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other professionals and experts, Buckingham Friends School has created a comprehensive, innovative campus-use plan for the 2020-2021 school year that gives us the ability and flexibility to live our mission and core values, deliver our program, and provide for the health and safety of our community on our campus and in our classroom environments.

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At A Glance

  • 44 acres of beautifully
    wooded campus
  • 7:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • 79,374 Handshakes in a Year
  • 8 service projects per year
  • $5 Million Endowment
  • 61% of Faculty with
    Advanced Degrees
  • 36 Faculty Members
    & Staff
  • 5 Interscholastic
    Sports Programs
  • 20 Clubs Offered
    Throughout the Year
  • 35 secs to go down the
    sledding hill run
  • 164 Total
  • 100% of students participate in
    the Annual Art Show
  • 16 Average Class
  • 20 Stage
    Each Year
  • 100% of students studying a world language
Morning Handshake with Paul
Music Class
Art Class
4th Graders in Library
Students running on Upper Field
3rd Grader
Boys Walking In Woods
1st Grade
Children playing Four Square
Lower School
Gym Class
Wallops Island Trip
Boys at Recess