Strong Minds. Kind Hearts.

Tuition 2020-2021

Friends Academy has an inclusive tuition plan (ITP). The stated tuition for grades K through 12 includes all mandatory fees and the meal plan.

Lower School:
PlayGroup: $17,400
PreKindergarten: $23,500
Kindergarten: $27,200
Grades 1-4: $32,000

Middle School:
Grade 5: $32,000
Grades 6-8: $35,300

Upper School:
Grades 9-12: $38,900

A 10% deposit is required with all enrollment contracts.

Matriculation Fees for New Enrollees

Playgroup/Pre-K: $300

Kindergarten – 5th Grade: $400

6th Grade – 8th Grade: $500

9th Grade – 12th Grade: $600

Inclusive Meal Plan

As part of our inclusive tuition plan, all students, from Kindergarten through twelfth grade receive a daily hot lunch in our Dining Commons. Students have a variety of choices, including salad bar, hot lunch, sandwiches and grill station. Click here for Weekly Menus.

Early Childhood children bring their lunch to eat in the Early Childhood Center kitchen space.

In-class Snacks
All students in Grades Kindergarten - 5th grade are served a light snack either mid-morning or mid-afternoon in their classrooms. Middle School students are offered fresh fruit during the day.

Purchasing breakfast and snacks: Both breakfast and afternoon snack items are available for purchase in the Dining Commons. Students can either pay cash or swipe their PIN code, which is printed on the Student ID card. All Lower School students receive a daily snack, which is eaten in the classroom. Middle School students enjoy fresh fruit at the end of the school day.

Questions: Contact Food Services Manager Jodi Resnick at 516-393-4233 or

Friends Academy dining services are provided by Flik Independent School Dining. Flik and Friends Academy work in tandem to promote and enhance the school's health and wellness and sustainability programs.