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Friends School of Minnesota is a K-8 progressive education school grounded in Quaker values. FSMN was founded in 1988 and is located in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul, convenient to South Minneapolis. We are a diverse community with students from a broad range of religious and non-religious backgrounds, including ten percent from Quaker families.

New school times starting Sept. 3

Reminder! New school times for FSMN: Arrival is at 8:15 amClasses begin at 8:30 am Dismissal is at 3:00 pm See you on Tuesday, September 3 for the first day of school. Everyone is welcome to join us for Meeting for Worship from 8:45 – 9:15 am in the gym and then for coffee in […] Read more


A Place of Belonging–Alum Spotlight

My name is Mashal Sherzad, and from fifth through eighth grades I had the beautiful opportunity of attending Friends School of Minnesota and being part of a community which, to this day, has remained my rock. The world outside of Friends School held a number of revelations for me. I attended another private school for […] Read more


A Letter from an Alum Parent – On Transitioning to High School

Dear Friends at Friends School of Minnesota, As graduation draws close I have been thinking about the transition from Friends School of Minnesota to high school and how significant it has been for our family. For the most part, it’s been smooth, especially for my children. The truth is, they navigated the transition more smoothly […] Read more


FSMN Quarterly Friends Circle

Featured in this Edition In Celebration of the Everyday Moments–by FSMN Head of School Rick JuliussonSee Highlights from the Past Year AND the Past 30 Years–Follow Us on Facebook and InstagramCreativity, Collaboration and the Arts–Collaboration is Essential for Both Children and Teachers by Eileen GalvinOur Students Are Speaking Up to Make a Difference–Several Students Were […] Read more


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Our mission is to prepare children to embrace life, learning, and community with hope, skill, understanding and creativity. We are committed to the Quaker values of peace, justice, simplicity and integrity.

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  1. Lockdown/Fire Drill

    September 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:15 am
  2. Craft Club

    September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. School Committee

    September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Parent Chat

    September 18 @ 8:30 am - 8:45 am

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