Mary McDowell Friends School

  • New York


20 Bergen Street
New York
United States

About Us


Mary McDowell Friends School is a K-12 college preparatory program dedicated to the success of students with learning disabilities. Grounded in the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and social responsibility, we cultivate a diverse community in which each student can reach his or her full potential. Our specialized teaching methodologies and challenging curricula empower students to become academic achievers, creative thinkers, and contributing members of a global society.


Learning: Students with learning disabilities can learn and thrive within a supportive environment coupled with a challenging curriculum, preparing students for college and life.

Quaker Values: MMFS is guided by the Quaker testimonies of service, peace, integrity, community, equality and simplicity. Diversity: MMFS strives to be an inclusive, diverse community of educators, staff, students and families. Excellence: MMFS pursues excellence at every level.