Admissions

Visit FCS

COVID-19 Status: While our campus is closed, the FCS Admissions Office continues to operate remotely. We welcome your inquiries and continue to accept applications for select grades for the 2020-21 school year. Please contact our Admissions team with any questions.

Open Houses

In keeping with the spirit of FCS, our Open Houses are truly “open”, welcoming events, and the best way to learn the most about our school—from FCS students, parents, teachers, and administrators. Enjoy an overview of our progressive academics and Quaker values

We invite you to visit. 

Virtual Open House Dates 2020-2021
Access details for our online admissions events will be provided with your registration confirmation. Each event lasts approximately one hour. Our all-school events will feature breakout rooms for Lower School and Middle School.
  
Thursday, October 15 @ 7 PM - Lower School (Grades K-4)
Saturday, November 7 @ 10 AM - Middle School (Grades 5-8)
Tuesday, November 17 @ 10 AM - Lower School (Grades K-4)
Friday, December 4 @ 7 PM - Middle School (Grades 5-8)
Thursday, January 7 @ 7 PM - All School (Grades K-8)
Saturday, January 9 @ 7 PM - All School (Grades K-8)

Register Now

Stay tuned for details about additional online admissions events.
 

Neighborhood Receptions

Join us for an evening reception at the home of an FCS family in your neighborhood.
Adults only, please.

Hyattsville/University Park/College Park
TBD

Upper Marlboro/Bowie/Mitchellville
TBD

Cheverly 
TBD

Capitol Hill 

TBD

Takoma Park/Silver Spring 
TBD

Beltsville/Greenbelt/Laurel 

TBD

Educating the Whole Child

Admissions

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Constance Belfiore

    Connie Belfiore 

    Director of Admissions and Outreach
    301-441-2100 x 129
  • Photo of Katherine O'Connor

    Kate O'Connor 

    Associate Director of Admissions
    301-441-2100, ext. 111

Directions to FCS

Friends Community School is located off Kenilworth Avenue in College Park, Maryland at 5901 Westchester Park Drive. See Contact Us.
FCS values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national or ethnic origin. We welcome and celebrate families of all faiths and backgrounds.
Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740
301-441-2100