Oakwood Friends School

22 Spackenkill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

A Quaker school, Oakwood enrolls a diverse student body that comes from overseas and from all sections of the US. In a simple, friendly atmosphere that promotes close relations between students and faculty, Oakwood maintains high academic standards. In addition to providing a strong base in traditional subjects, Oakwood has developed a unified senior program that includes intensive interdisciplinary and Advanced Placement courses, as well as various off-campus community service opportunities. Boys and girls in all grades take part in group service projects, and seniors satisfy a 20-hour community service requirement. Student leadership opportunities include clubs, committees and student government. A substantial drama program, with both on-stage and technical theater instruction, complements art and music offerings. All upper school pupils participate in interscholastic or noncompetitive athletics.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeBoarding — Coed Grades 9-12; Day — Coed 6-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address22 Spackenkill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Toll-Free Telephone800-843-3341
Year Established1796
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious AffiliationReligious Society of Friends
AdministratorPeter F. Baily
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment141
Boarding Students78
Day Students63
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