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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.

COVID-19 — Most Updated Information

This page will have: – resources–including FSMN PIC support for families.– the most recent information sent to FSMN families. – key dates.– past communication. Resources Note: this is not an exhaustive list of resources. We tried to gather a few key resources that may help. There are resources listed below for: A FSMN Community ResourceActivitiesHealth […] Read more


How K-8 Is A Win-Win at FSMN

I usually leave my office door open. On some days, when all my time is spent writing emails, returning voicemails, and preparing for meetings, an open door offers my only connection to the goings on at FSMN. If you leave your door open, you start to feel the pulse of the building. There are loud […] Read more


Thanks to the Many People Who Support Our Students

This morning I watched Max in the hall with a kindergarten student on a “body break.” As he does dozens of times a week, Max created a fun activity – in this case, “Arms out, spin like a helicopter, now fly down the hall, now slow down and land, lower, lower, chopper blades back down […] Read more


The Friends Renewal Process

The Friends Renewal Process was a lot of work and a collaborative effort. We couldn’t have completed the process without the hard work of many people in our community. Thank you to the many people who shared their experiences at the school, answered surveys, or otherwise helped us gather information. We would like to particularly […] 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. Plant Sale Committee Meeting

    04/08 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Art Club

    04/09 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Falcon Singers Choir

    04/09 @ 3:05 pm - 4:05 pm
  4. Staff Equity Meeting

    04/09 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm


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