Most parents who are searching for the perfect educational setting for their child initially rely on web-based resources to learn more about schools. Goshen Friends encourages you to do your homework, but to also take a field trip and experience first hand the unique place that is Goshen Friends School. Call for a tour or email the
All students need to know how they learn. It is important that that knowledge does NOT classify them or label them or limit them. Their knowledge of individual learning styles helps them take ownership of who they are as students and what steps they need to take to grow stronger in less comfortable areas. Our talented teachers at Goshen Friends witness and embrace those different ways of learning everyday in all of the classrooms. The Learning Pathways program, introduced in September and informed by Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons, makes the process more formal and gives each teacher further opportunities to share those learning findings with parents and students.
When children study a subject about which they are passionate, the results can be amazing. This fall, the fourth and fifth grade students each selected an area of study that spoke to their individual interests. Working independently, each child's goal is to create a presentation that they will then share with their schoolmates. The Independent Study program at Goshen Friends is a progressive, individualized learning experience. (Read more.)
My name is Joseph Lister. This is my 7th and final year at Goshen Friends School. GFS has done so much for me, and to thank the school, I have organized Goshen's first-ever Jog-a-Thon. The purpose is to raise money for our Cafegymatheatorium, (no, that's not a word.) I started the idea as a race, and with the help of Tr. Stephanie and my parents, that idea flowed into what it is now.... Read more and support Joe's fundraising efforts!
See Goshen Friends School through the eyes of its students. A film by Justin Shipley, Emmy nominated filmmaker & Goshen Friends' parent.
We embrace stewardship of the environment and community service.
Guided by the Quaker values of equality, integrity, simplicity, community, and peace, Goshen Friends School provides a strong academic foundation through a responsive curriculum and small classes to nurture joyful learning.