A Pre-K to Grade 12 Independent Quaker Day School Serving the Greater Durham-Chapel Hill Area

Catch the Spark

We are a vibrant, inclusive learning community empowering students to think critically, creatively, & independently. We teach our children that it is possible to change the world!

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126-Acre Campus

A creek winds through main campus, set among farms and pastures, conveniently located minutes from downtown Durham or Chapel Hill. We also have Early School campuses by Duke and UNC.

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Inspired by Quaker Values

Although most students, parents, and teachers at CFS are not Quaker, our identity as a Friends School is central to who we are, inviting collaboration, inquiry, reflection, and service.

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Happening at CFS

        The CFS Community

        We are more than a school — we are a learning community, with members ranging from current students and families to alumni and local community partners. Follow us on social media for more glimpses into our community's life.