Welcome to Westfield Friends School


Every day is an Open House Day at Westfield Friends School!

Please contact our Admissions Office to schedule your personal visit today… admissions@westfieldfriends.org

Westfield Friends School: A foundation for life

Founded in 1788, Westfield Friends School develops students to their fullest academic and social potential by focusing on active learning enriched by social values. Westfield provides a nurturing environment that provides a safe space for students to be creative and independent thinkers. Our emphasis on hands-on learning brings academics to life for children and facilitates the joy of discovery that we feel marks a life-long learner.

Academic Excellence with a Social Conscience

Westfield provides the highest standards in academics while highlighting and guiding the school community with the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and environmental stewardship. As a Friends school, Westfield takes the  mission of Quaker education seriously. Every class has service projects, and there are many cross-school initiatives throughout the school year.

Our Students Know Who They Are

Westfield nurtures self-confidence. From pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, each class performs on our large stage before an audience of several hundred parents at least twice a year. Westfield students grow up knowing that they can sing, act, deliver speeches, and play instruments in front of an audience – and have fun while they do it. Students meet weekly for silent worship, giving the entire community opportunity for self-reflection and for listening to others. In the spirit of the Friends testimonies, the speech of the youngest child is given the same respect as the speech of an adult.

Parents are Partners at Westfield Friends

Parents are a vital and active part of the Westfield Friends School community. Whether they are room parents, active on the Parent Council, or simply silent partners, Westfield embraces the wisdom and experience parents bring to the educational journey of their children.

We welcome you to visit Westfield Friends School

Westfield Friends is located on Riverton Road in Cinnaminson, Burlington County, New Jersey – in the heart of South Jersey – and centrally located for students from both Burlington and Camden Counties. Several of our families come from the Philadelphia area, since we are located close to the Tacony Palmyra Bridge. Please call the school office for admissions information or to schedule a tour – 856.829.0895.  During the school year, our school office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

We look forward to showing you around Westfield Friends School!


Our News

  • Announcing: Discovery Camp 2017

    Announcing: Discovery Camp 2017

    Westfield Friends School is pleased to announce a summer camp partnership with the Garden State Discovery Museum! Discovery Camp 2017: Tales from Around the World This 9-week globally themed day camp will be held on […]

  • Amazon Smile Program

    Amazon Smile Program

    Thanks to Lily Taylor and our Parent Council, Westfield is now participating in the Amazon Smile Program to help with fundraising for our school! The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from […]

  • Westfield’s Yearlong Tree Project

    Westfield’s Yearlong Tree Project

    Our third graders, along with quite a few parent helpers, began their yearlong tree project in October by measuring and drawing their adoptive trees on the Westfield campus. Thanks to Ms. Pat Lyons’ efforts to secure […]


Our Events

  • Discovery Night & Ice Cream Social

    Discovery Night & Ice Cream Social

    Please join us for a Discovery Night and Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, February 22nd from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. This fun evening is planned for CURRENT and PROSPECTIVE families of rising Pre-K, Kindergarten and First […]

  • Save the Date – Art Under the Stars Spring Fete – May 6, 2017!

    Save the Date – Art Under the Stars Spring Fete – May 6, 2017!

    Please plan to join the Westfield community at our upcoming event – “Art Under the Stars Spring Fête” (westfieldfriends.org/fete/)   Planning for a huge fundraising event is underway as we speak! Our Parent Council is taking […]

  • Admissions Visits ~ Winter & Spring 2017

    Admissions Visits ~ Winter & Spring 2017

    Visit Westfield Friends School this winter and spring! Every day is an ‘open house’ at Westfield! We invite you to schedule a personal visit where you can take a tour of the school, meet with our faculty […]


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