Welcome to Westfield Friends School



Please visit us during an Open House this winter – January 24 and March 21 – from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please RSVP to Nicole Cesaretti at 856.829.0895, ext. 11 or email:   ncesaretti@westfieldfriends.org

Westfield Friends School: A foundation for life

Founded in 1788, Westfield Friends School develops students to their fullest academic and social potential by focusing on active learning enriched by social values. Westfield provides a nurturing environment that provides a safe space for students to be creative and independent thinkers. Our emphasis on hands-on learning brings academics to life for children and facilitates the joy of discovery that we feel marks a life-long learner.

Academic Excellence with a Social Conscience

Westfield provides the highest standards in academics while highlighting and guiding the school community with the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and environmental stewardship. As a Friends school, Westfield takes the  mission of Quaker education seriously. Every class has service projects, and there are many cross-school initiatives throughout the school year.

Our Students Know Who They Are

Westfield nurtures self-confidence. From pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, each class performs on our large stage before an audience of several hundred parents at least twice a year. Westfield students grow up knowing that they can sing, act, deliver speeches, and play instruments in front of an audience – and have fun while they do it. Students meet weekly for silent worship, giving the entire community opportunity for self-reflection and for listening to others. In the spirit of the Friends testimonies, the speech of the youngest child is given the same respect as the speech of an adult.

Parents are Partners at Westfield Friends

Parents are a vital and active part of the Westfield Friends School community. Whether they are room parents, active on the Parent Council, or simply silent partners, Westfield embraces the wisdom and experience parents bring to the educational journey of their children.

We welcome you to visit Westfield Friends School

Westfield Friends is located on Riverton Road in Cinnaminson, Burlington County, New Jersey – in the heart of South Jersey – and centrally located for students from both Burlington and Camden Counties. Several of our families come from the Philadelphia area, since we are located close to the Tacony Palmyra Bridge. Please call the school office for admissions information or to schedule a tour – 856.829.0895. We look forward to showing you around Westfield Friends!

Link to Open Houses

School Office Hours  – 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Westfield Friends School – June 2014 – Newsletter – Download

Westfield Friends School – Strategic Plan 2014 – Download

Our News

  • Fourth Graders are “Ever Thankful”

    Fourth Graders are “Ever Thankful”

    Mrs. Liz Martino’s fourth grade class is “Forever Grateful and Ever Thankful” at Thanksgiving time and all year long. The students collect money for UNICEF through the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Program which had its start […]

  • Kudos to Westfield’s Field Hockey Team

    Kudos to Westfield’s Field Hockey Team

    Kudos to the Westfield Friends field hockey team, which had a record breaking turnout of players this year and a fantastic season. Coach Peter Schuyler (parent of Katie Schuyler ’13) and Molly Cope (6th grade […]

  • Westfield’s New Advanced Math Teacher

    Westfield’s New Advanced Math Teacher

    Mrs. Caroline Sletten started at Westfield this September as our new, advanced math teacher for the middle school grades. Having taught math at the middle school level for the past 14 years, she brings a […]

  • Bowl-a-Thon to Benefit Cynthia Lyn Foundation

    The Cynthia Lyn Foundation (founded by one of our parents, Rachel Williams, to honor her sister who passed away due to cancer) is holding their 3rd annual “Bowl-a-Thon” on Sunday, November 16th, from 1 to […]

  • Health News

    Our school nurse, Mrs. Laurie Fleisher, RN, BSN, presented information to the entire school today about the importance of good hygiene during this time of cold, virus and flu germs, including proper hand washing techniques […]

  • “Mighty Mike” Assembly

    “Mighty Mike” Assembly

    On September 23rd, Westfield students were treated to a fun assembly with a message about how to overcome some of life’s obstacles – such as disabilities, medical issues and bullying. “Mighty Mike” Simmel shared his […]


Our Events

  • Thanksgiving at Westfield Friends

    Thanksgiving at Westfield Friends

    Thanksgiving is a special time of year at Westfield. In keeping with our theme of “community” we are asking our students and families to contribute a non-perishable food item for local families in need. Items […]

  • Barnes & Noble Bookfair

    Barnes & Noble Bookfair

    Join us on Thursday, Nov. 20th from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1311 Nixon Drive in Moorestown’s East Gate Square! Enjoy musical performances by Westfield’s students under the direction of Ms. Fay, […]

  • Quakerism at Westfield Friends School

    Quakerism at Westfield Friends School

    Quakerism at Westfield Friends School – Thursday, October 2nd – 7 to 8 p.m. Westfield Meeting House (childcare will be provided). How do Quaker values impact the education and spirit of our beautiful school? What makes […]

  • 2014 Fall Harvest Festival

    2014 Fall Harvest Festival – Saturday, Oct. 18th from 2 to 4:30 p.m. (Rain date is Oct. 25th) Hosted by the Class of 2015 – Cost of event is $15 per child. Parents & guardians […]

  • One Book/One Westfield Book Club

    One Book/One Westfield Book Club – Thursday, Oct. 23rd at 7:30 p.m. Taylor River Side Farm.  

  • “101 Dalmatians”

    “101 Dalmatians”

    “101 Dalmatians” Performance at Westfield Friends School – Thursday Oct. 30th and Saturday, Nov. 1st at 7 p.m. in collaboration with the Moorestown Theater Company. See MTC website for ticket information. http://www.moorestowntheatercompany.org


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