Tandem Friends School

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279 Tandem Ln

Charlottesville, VA 22902

(434) 296-1303

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Grades: 5 - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 210

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Tandem Friends School

Tandem is an amazing school, I am currently a student there and I LOVE it. The teachers really get to know and understand the students and vice versa. I have many friends here and I would recommend it to anyone who can afford the tuition

Posted by a other on 12/04/13

Tandem is a special school, with a culture that reflects its Quaker values and an emphasis on independent exploration. It offers a sufficiently broad curriculum to challenge the academically gifted and motivate those who have learning difficulties. The teachers love their jobs and their students and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/11/13

TFS is an academically rigorous school with a heart. The outstanding faculty nurtures the best in the students in a supportive, cooperative community. The new head brings great ideas and passion to 21st century education that is inspiring to the students, faculty and parents. In addition to the academics, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/08/11

My daughter started here in 5th grade, and is now in 11th. She has had a fabulous education, and a great human experience as well. The community provides kids with valuable experience of understanding other people's needs as well as your own. The excellent new principal who started in July 2011 brings ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/11

We only have experience with the High School portion at TFS and have been VERY happy with the environment, the education, & the community. They really do try to teach students to think and stretch themselves and it IS academically challenging. The admin & faculty has worked wonderfully with us and our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/01/11

Much of the faculty works hard to help the students but the administration is an ongoing fiasco interfering with Tandem's functioning as a serious school. The social pressure from above at the school is rigid, and administration behavior is often hasty, unexplained and callous.

Posted by a parent on 01/05/11

I used to go to Tandem Friends, and it was by far the best school I have ever been to. The environment is great, the classes are engaging, and the teachers really know what they are doing. I will always miss it.

Posted by a student on 01/29/08

The one on one feel with teacher and student is fantastic! The school really prepared me for college and in fact I went to college with a full year ahead of all other students.

Posted by a student on 10/23/07

We love the spirit of cooperative inquiry that motivates students and teachers to learn together here. Tandem is truly a community--from the classroom, to extracurriculars, to the stellar arts and music department. when my high-achieving middle schooler moved from a small school that bills itself as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/23/07

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Charlottesville schools — Tandem Friends School is located at 279 Tandem Ln, Charlottesville VA 22902. 279 Tandem Ln is in the 22902 ZIP code in Charlottesville, VA Tandem Friends School is a Private school that serves grade levels 5 - 12.
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