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Igniting intellectual passion

An innovative, interdisciplinary program

Preparation for college and beyond

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One Mission

Mary McDowell Friends School is a K-12 college preparatory program dedicated to the success of students with learning disabilities.

Grounded in the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and social responsibility, we cultivate a diverse and anti-racist community in which all students can reach their full potential. Our specialized teaching methodologies and challenging curricula empower students to become academic achievers, creative thinkers, advocates for equity, and contributing members of a global society.

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Three Divisions

We believe that all of our students can learn when given the attention and specialized resources they need. Our program is rich, supportive, and challenging.

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Student Life at MMFS

We offer a challenging curriculum for students with learning disabilities in a school community based on longstanding Quaker traditions.

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