Lansdowne Friends School is a pre-k through 6th grade school. Our community includes families from all walks of life and we are proud of our diverse staff and student body.

Our education philosophy is grounded in Quaker values and we employ the principles of the Responsive Classroom Approach. 

We have a powerful and challenging academic program that is thematic and project-based: Literacy, Math, Science and Social Studies are intertwined in the educational process thus creating integrated, real-life experiences for our students.

We believe in education for life.

LFS offers Spanish, Shop, Physical Education, Art, Music and Library.  We have a strong cross-country and track teams. Fifth and sixth graders are award winners of the First Lego League Robotics competition.

We offer a rich After School program and an exciting Summer Camp.

Lansdowne Friends School is closer than you think!

STARTING POINT

TRAVEL TIME

(weekdays at 8:00 am)

West Philadelphia

14-16 minutes
South Philadelphia 20 minutes
Center City Philadelphia 22-25 minutes
Bala Cynwyd 24 minutes
Havertown 16 minutes
Drexel Hill 5 minutes
Philadelphia International Airport 18-20 minutes

Where do our families come from? 

You might not know it, but you have an LFS family near you. The map below shows the zip codes where our current families live.

Lansdowne Friends School welcomes all families and operates according to the values of the Religious Society of Friends, including integrity, simplicity, peace-maing, community building, equality, harmony and stewardship. 

Lansdowne Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion or national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender identity in admissions and scholarship programs, in administration of its educaitonal program or in employment policies.

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We want to meet you!
Visit us and witness excellence in Quaker education
Registration for Summer Camp 2017
This summer, we invite you to Choose Your Own Adventure. Inspired by the book series, we have created four distinct Adventures for you. Don't miss out!
Tinkergarten at Lansdowne Friends School
Join alumna Lacey Boland every Thursday morning while she leads 18 month old through 5 year old adventurers (in the company of a caregiver) into the great outdoors.
Upcoming Events
Extended Day: Creations
February 23, 2017 | 3:15pm - 6:00pm
Extended Day: RC Cars
February 24, 2017 | 3:15pm - 6:00pm
African-American Read-In
February 25, 2017 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pizza Lunch