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Newtown Friends School
1450 Newtown-Langhorne Road    
Newtown, Pennsylvania  18940  
   
Private/Independent School
8 254 students
 

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Employer Website: http://www.newtownfriends.org
 
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Employer Description
 
Founded in 1948, Newtown Friends School is a prekindergarten through grade Quaker day school in Newtown, Pennsylvania, located 30 miles northeast of Philadelphia.  The School offers an innovative and challenging academic program, grounded in Quaker values.  Newtown Friends School values equity, respect, and social responsibility among all members of our community.  We feature a dynamic student-centered program of study that focuses on teaching students to be active participants in the learning process.  Newtown Friends School has 254 students overall, with 90 in the Middle School.  Additional information about the School may be found on our website at www.newtownfriends.org.
 
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Diversity Mission Statement
 
Newtown Friends School believes that diversity is one of our greatest strengths and that inclusion is one of our most important daily practices. The School’s focus on equity, justice, and community is rooted in the Quaker belief that there is “that of God in every person.” Every voice contributes to and strengthens our community.We demonstrate our commitment to diversity, equity, and justice through our hiring and admission processes, curriculum and professional development, strategic planning, and governance. We believe that an excellent academic program and a healthy community require diversity of thought, identity, perspective, and experience. We embrace the challenge of building, nurturing, and sustaining our community and understand that it requires thoughtful engagement and consistent, intentional care. Through these practices, we seek to create a school that cultivates a global mindset in our students so they develop the skills, knowledge, and disposition to lead and contribute thoughtfully and meaningfully to our diverse world.