Tandem Friends School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum in an environment built on Quaker values. Our students receive an education in which intellectual, ethical, artistic, and athletic ideals are pursued. We foster capable students who value a spiritual, egalitarian, kind, and creative community; thrive on independent, imaginative thought; are fully engaged in learning; and seek the very best from both themselves and their community.

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  • Tandem Friends Best Private School Third Year in a Row

    C-ville Weekly's annual Best of C-Ville publication recently hit the streets with some big news. Tandem Friends School has been voted Best Private School again for the third year in a row! We are delighted and proud, and extend a huge thanks to all who voted for us. Our community knows that our faculty and students and the educational excellence they create together are the best around - but it's nice to see it in print as well. Help us spread the word about the Best Private School in the area! An extra special addition this year - Tandem alum Janey Gioiosa (TFS '11) is featured on the cover of this year's publication!
  • Tandem Scientists Advance to State Science Olympiad Competition

    On Saturday, January 27, at the Virginia Science Olympiad Regional Tournament, Tandem's Upper School team performed well enough to advance to the state-level tournament with a final overall place of 6th.  Joe Xie and Ben Chen won a 1st place medal in the Hovercraft event as well as a 6th place medal in Towers. Max Benzian, Noah Tinsley, Jonathan Scholl, Nathan Stevenson, and Matthew McCullough had strong showings in the Helicopters, Mousetrap Vehicle, and Thermodynamics events.

  • Tandem Students Attend Quaker Youth Leadership Conference

    On Thursday, February 1, seven Tandem Friends School students (four juniors and three seniors) and two faculty advisors headed to Durham, NC for the 19th annual Quaker Youth Leadership Conference (QYLC), a gathering of students and teachers from Quaker secondary schools across the world.


At a Glance

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  • 6:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 72%

    Faculty with Advanced Degrees
  • Over 2000

    Student Community Service Hours Last Year