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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.

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Kindergarten Self-Identity

Kindergarten - We are all unique!

Throughout the year in Kindergarten, as an integral part of Social Studies, Teachers Jaime and Stephanie have focused on an in-depth multidisciplinary study of identity. Through this unit, the students have explored and discovered ways they are similar to and different from their classmates and, specifically, what makes them unique and special. The students explored topics such as hair and the importance it has within different cultures, eye color and the science of genes, gender stereotypes and how we can break away from them, and completed a project highlighting attributes that the students think are "the best" about themselves.
Auction 2022

The BFS Annual Auction exceeded expectations! (in words and pictures)

Read Paul's latest blog: “IMAGINE…as we grow together” was a total success! I write to extend my sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the scores of current and former community members and friends of BFS that gathered on Friday night for a memorable evening of fun, friendship, food, and fundraising.
1st Grade Zoo

1st Grade Zoo

1st Graders had a fantastic send-off before Spring Break with the annual 1st Grade Zoo!
Annual Sap Boiling

3rd Grade's Annual Sap Boiling

The 3rd Graders enjoyed a delicious day of educational fun at the Annual Sap Boiling, where they spent the afternoon enjoying the warm weather boiling the sap they collected from the maple trees in the Meetinghouse graveyard into a thick, rich syrup.

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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
  • $6.9 Million Endowment
  • 61% of Faculty with
    Advanced Degrees
  • 37 Faculty Members
    & Staff
  • 5 Interscholastic
    Sports Programs
  • 20 Clubs Offered
    Throughout the Year
  • 35 secs to go down the
    sledding hill run
  • 170 Total
  • 100% of students participate in
    the Annual Art Show
  • 37% of Students Receive
    Financial Aid
  • 20 Stage
    Each Year
  • 100% of students studying a world language
Morning Handshake with Paul
Lower School Recess
4th Graders in Library
Students running on Upper Field
Music Class
Art Class
3rd Grader
Boys Walking In Woods
Outdoor Classroom
1st Grade
Wallops Island Trip
Boys at Recess