Residential Life at SSFS

Are you ready for a life-changing experience?

At Sandy Spring Friends School, we welcome students from all over the United States, as well as a variety of countries from around the world, such as China, Italy, Korea, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Republic of Congo, Thailand, Vietnam, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Belgium, Mexico, El Salvador, Serbia, Iran, Jamaica, and India.

We are impressed with our son’s sense of honor, responsibility, and independence. His self-confidence unfolds more each day.

– SSFS Boarding School Parent

Our private boarding school offers on-campus dormitory living as well as a high-quality, closely monitored host family program.

Families choose SSFS because we provide a supportive, friendly, diverse, structured program with the right amount of academic challenge to prepare our students for success in college and life beyond.

The best way to learn more about our college preparatory program is by visiting our campus.

We look forward to welcoming you to our community!

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