The 2023-2024 Admissions Season has come to an end. As we prepare for the excitement of the 2024-2025 season, opening September 1, we look forward to embarking on this journey with you. Should you have any questions or simply want to connect, please feel free to reach out to our admissions office at We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


Sidwell Friends is offering spring tours for families interested in the 2025-2026 school year application process. These events are designed for prospective parents/guardians and students to see our school in action. Register here. Contact if you have any questions or requests when scheduling.

Sidwell Friends by the Numbers


students of color



students enrolled

$49,680 (PK-Grade 2)
$52,110 (Grades 3-4)
$54,700 (Grades 5-8)
$55,140 (Grades 9-12)

tuition for 2023/24


of students receive financial aid

$8.2 million

annual financial aid budget


average financial aid award

Where do Sidwell Friends graduates attend college?
Click to view the 2018-22 College Matriculation List.

Explore By Division

Lower School

The joy of inquiry and exploration is instilled in our youngest learners.

Middle School

Growth and discovery take place in a supportive learning environment.

Upper School

Students are empowered to pursue their interests, both in and out of the classroom.

Sidwell Friends School prohibits discrimination and harassment against any member of the School community on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, sex, personal appearance, genetic information, economic background, political affiliation, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Read more about non-discrimination policies and contact information here.


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Meet Our Team

Frankie Brown

Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Management & Financial Aid

Christian Baker

Assistant Director of Admissions

John Goldberg

Assistant Director of Admissions

Rudy Wise

Assistant Director of Admissions

Alia Allen

Outreach and Digital Content Coordinator

Karen Banks

Admissions Associate

Tannie Rey Zapata

Office Manager

Sidwell Social