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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

BFS Wins the Quaker Classic 2022

BFS Soccer Team Wins Quaker Classic 2022

The Buckingham Friends School Co-ed Soccer Team was undefeated to win the 2022 Quaker Classic Middle School Soccer Tournament on Wednesday, September 26th. The Quaker Classic is a two-day tournament that has been held every year since 2016 between four local Friends schools – Abington Friends (AFS), Buckingham Friends (BFS), Newtown Friends (NFS), and Friends Select.
Recess on the Rebound

BFS in the News: Recess on the Rebound

7th Grade Co-Advisor and Teacher Steve Bernardini and Director of Admissions Melissa Clayton were recently interviewed about the importance of recess. Read the article "Recess on the Rebound" on pages 18 & 19 in the latest edition of Bucks Family Magazine.
Heifer 2022

8th Grade Signature Trip To Heifer International Global Village

The 8th Grade trip to the Heifer International Global Village last month was once again an eye-opening experience to remember. The Global Village "aims to educate participants of the causes and effects of hunger and poverty, and to enable them to make a difference in the lives of those in their own communities and around the world" - and it did just that!

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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