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The Friends' School
Hobart / Tasmania / Australia
23 Commercial Road
North Hobart 7000

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Hobart is a city of 200,000 people, about half of the population of the island state of Tasmania. Hobart enjoys the amenities of a capital city without the traffic and congestion of the larger mainland capitals. It is in easy reach of areas suitable for bushwalking, scenic drives, fishing, boating. On the shores of the Derwent River estuary and at the foot of Mount Wellington (1,300 metres) Hobart is the most picturesque of the Australian capital cities. Its size ensures a sense if community.
Words and photographs can only provide an impression of the spirit of FriendsÂ’, which comes from the quality of relationships between the schoolÂ’s teachers, students and families. It is reflected in the lively and varied personalities of all the people who make up our school community.

Visitors to the School regularly remark upon the warmth and friendliness of students and staff at Friends' and I warmly invite you to share in the experience.

John Green
School focus: IB School. Strong academic performance
Grades offered (Boarding): 7 to 12
Grades offered (Day): 4 to 12
Kindergarden: No
Preschool: No
Postgraduate: No
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Year founded: 1887
Campus size: 15 acres
School type: Co-Ed
Boarding students accepted: Yes
Day students accepted: Yes
Homestay students accepted: Yes
Minimum stay time: At least 1 term
Summer program offered: No
Classroom dress code: Uniform
Notebook program: Yes
Total enrollment: 1210
Average class size: 17
Teacher : Student ratio: 1:12.1
Girl : Boy ratio: 49:51
Percentage international students: 4,1%
Percentage students boarding: 3,8%
Annual Fees / Tuition for:
Boarding:Grades 7 to 1225.830 AUD
Day:Grades 4 to 1215.330 AUD
Homestay: 23.730 AUD
International students: 25.830 AUD
Credit card payment:Yes
Qualifications offered:
Total qualifications offered: 0
General Subjects:
Total general subjects offered: 0
Special Subjects (Arts, Music & Theatre):
Total special subjects offered: 0
Special Subjects (Sports):
Total sports subjects offered: 0
Extracurricular activities:
Total extracurricular activities offered: 0
Other features:
The Friends' School is a strong academic school offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Students have a wide choice of subjects and extra-curricular activities.

Based on Quaker values, the school encourages students to be involved in service to their community and to maintain an international perspective.

In 2004 over 98% of final year students qualified for university entrance.
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