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Olney Friends School 奧內·弗萊德學校 (俄亥俄州 OH)

Features

Olney Friends School is unique in that sustainability is an ongoing theme in the life of the school, this US boarding school has a 350-acre (1.4 km2) campus includes a lake and a farm that provides food, work, and recreational opportunities for students and staff.

As one teacher put it, “Olney is a great school for kids that thrive in small community-centered environments. This tiny school feels like large family.”

100% of the seniors got accepted to a 4 year college or university including:

Ohio State University (OSU), Pennsylvania State University (PSU), Indiana University (IU), Michigan State University (MSU), Cornell University, Drexel University, Northeastern University, Purdue University, University of Illinois, University of Arizona etc.

The Basics
Setting Farmland
School Type Private Co-ed, boarding & day school - Quark Progression
Tuition US$35,000 (including room & board)
Housing Dorm
Transfer Records Ohio State University (OSU), Pennsylvania State University (PSU), Indiana University (IU) ...
Current Weather http://www.theweathernetwork.com/us/weather/ohio/barnesville
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/olneyfriends/?fref=ts
Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hjkgJsVCpQ
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olney_Friends_School
School Website http://olneyfriends.org/
General Information
State Ohio (OH)
Location Barnesville
Nearest City Columbus
Campus Size 320 acre
Year Founded 1837
Level Offered Grade 9 to 12
Enrollment ~80
International 30%
Student-to-Teacher ~10:1
ESL Yes

Location

Olney Friends School is a small, co-educational boarding and day school affiliated with the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Barnesville, Ohio. 

Students Profile

Students come from around Ohio, around the country, and around the world to study the college prep curriculum. International students from 10 different countries make up 45% of our student body.

Teaching 

The integrated humanities curriculum was designed with a recognition of the relationship that exists between literature, history and religion. With the renovated Science Center, the school places a strong emphasis on the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) subjects. The School is also a SAT Testing site for exams in October and May.

Courses

Environmental Science, Humanities, Mathematics, Spanish, Technology & Sports. Also include standard college preparatory courses such as advanced classes, fine arts, and a variety of electives.

At Olney

Students learn to study the world and their impact on it - through each other (students from all over the world), reading history and novels and poems and essays, discussion, writing, working on the farm, hiking through the woods, playing the guitar, swimming in the lake, camping, dancing. 

Sports

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Hiking, Running, Yoga etc.

Extracurricular

Electives in theater, photography, 2-D art, 3-D art, Farm Team, Gymnastics, School, Soccer, Field Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball, Running, Strength/Conditioning, Yoga, Student Dorm Staff, Student Self-Government, Tech Crew etc.

Religious Affiliation

Regigious Society of Friends (Quaker)

 

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