Founded in 1796, Oakwood Friends School is New York State's oldest co-educational boarding and day school. It is an independent, college preparatory school serving grades 6-12.


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Growing at Oakwood

Winter 2018

Posted by: Chad Cianfrani, Head of School on Thursday, January 11, 2018

One of my great joys is having my daily ‘to-do’ list tossed out the window when an alum unexpectedly stops by campus. I am continually, and pleasantly, surprised to see a student  I remember as a 6th grader, return to campus as a sophomore in college or a few years into a new career.

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Oakwood News

Oakwood Students Lobby Legislators in Albany for Suicide Prevention Programming in Schools 

On Tuesday April 17th, Oakwood students traveled to Albany to take part in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) Advocacy Day. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness about suicide prevention efforts in NY State and to lobby legislators to support specific bills passing before the State Senate and Assembly.


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Student Interviews

Published Monday, November 13, 2017

Photography has always been a passion of mine. I would say that my father got me into photography - he always used to let me use his camera when I was younger.

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