Friends Academy is a private co-ed college preparatory school welcoming students from nursery school through the twelfth grade. The Academy was founded in 1876 by Gideon Frost and was originally named Friends College. The campus covers 65 acres on land in Locust Valley.
Since it's opening, Friends Academy has been teaching its students Quaker Values which reflect on truth, morality, and conscience as believed by the Quakers themselves. Friends Academy offers a stimulating environment for learning for its nearly 800 students, with exceptional faculty, facilities, technology and other resources. Financial aid services are available to families with financial need.