Friends’ Central School is a college-preparatory, Quaker, coeducational day school for nursery through grade 12 located on two campuses in suburban Philadelphia. For over 160 years, we have combined a rigorous academic foundation with Quaker pedagogy in ways that ensure that our students flourish. We believe in kindness, teach compassion, encourage generosity of spirit, and demand academic excellence. The unparalleled educational experience we offer and the unrivaled success of our graduates are proof positive that Quaker Works! This site is designed for prospective students and their parents to find out more about what a day at FCS is like. You may also visit us online at