Archdale Friends School

Archdale Friends Meeting is blessed to have high quality child care and educational opportunities. Archdale Friends School offers a ministry which encourages each student to grow and develop as the unique individual that God created him/her to be. This is done by providing a Christian/Quaker atmosphere that encourages the growth of students spiritually, cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally.  

Archdale Friends Preschool

Our Preschool is a part-time Christian program for children ages 18 months to five. We currently have a younger and older 3 year old class. Operating hours are 9 a.m. to 12 noon. We also offer Lunch Bunch, an extended day until 12:50 p.m. for an added fee. Our program offers daily Christian-based activities along with weekly enrichment classes. Enrichment classes include Worship, Music, Science, Little Chef's, and Creature Teacher. Classes offered depends on the age of the student and are included in tuition. We prepare our students for Kindergarten by working in conjunction with Randolph County Schools and the Randolph County Partnership for Children. We utilize the Letterland curriculum in our 3 and 4 year old classes. Letterland is also used by RCS.

$50 non-refundable registration fee for first student, $25 for siblings.

Parents can choose to enroll their children 2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week. The cost is as follows (effective September 2018):

  • 2 days/week - $130 per month
  • 3 days/week - $165 per month
  • 4 days/week - $192 per month
  • 5 days/week - $220 per month

Archdale Friends School After School Program

AFS After School Program will serve Kindergartners-6th graders from Archdale, John Lawrence, Trinity, Trindale, and Hopewell Elementary and Braxton Craven Middle School. part time care (3 days a week or less) will be $35.00 weekly, and full time will be $55.00 weekly. Daily schedule maintained to include devotion, free play, snack, homework time with assistance, and teacher led activities. We will be open for full day care most teacher workdays, snow days (weather permitting) and most holidays for no extra fee for enrolled students.

$50 non-refundable one time registration fee.

$25 for siblings

Preschool Summer Camp

Preschool Summer Camp is offered to children Two to Rising Kindergartners (also eligible for our School Age Summer Camp). The camp begins June 10 through August 9. One time fee for summer camp is as follows: 2 days/week - $260; 3 days/week - $330; 4 days/week - $385; 5 days/week - $440 from 9 a.m. to noon. We have lots of fun planned for our summer campers including science lab, arts/crafts, parades, bubble fun and so much more! 

$25 non-refundable registration fee for students that are not currently enrolled.

Archdale Friends School Age Summer Camp

Full day summer camp is offered to rising Kindergartners through rising 7th graders. Children enjoy weekly field trips, special guests and student chosen clubs. A daily schedule is maintained to include devotion, free play, outside fun, arts/crafts, reading time and organized group activities. We offer full-time or part-time care. Part-Time Care (3 days/week or less) is $75.00 per week. Full-Time Care (4/5 days/week) is $100.00 per week. Breakfast and afternoon snack, along with field trips are included. Students will pack a lunch with drink daily. Operating hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

$25 non-refundable registration fee for students that are not currently enrolled.


Full Day Care and Camps

We will offer full day care and/or camps when RCS are not in session. Students should pack a lunch with drink unless otherwise noted. Children that are not currently enrolled in our after school care may attend for $15 per day per child. No discount is given for siblings. 

*We offer a sibling discount. Subsequent children enrolled in the same program as a sibling will receive 10 percent off his/her tuition. This does not apply to full day camps when schools are out.

Registration Forms

Print our Enrollment Forms at home and have them ready when you visit us! Emergency Medical Forms are to be completed by Parents. Children's Medical Report and Immunizations are to be completed by your child's physicians.



Enrollment Form

Children's Emergency Medical Form

Children's Medical and Immunization Record

AFS Parent Commitment

Enrichment Classes

Creature Teacher

Creature Teacher and an animal friend will visit our 3 and 4 year old classes once a month. She will teach us about God's wonderful creatures!

Little Chef's

Little Chef's class is offered twice monthly to our 4 year old classes. Students are encouraged to measure, mix, bake, and prepare snack for the day.

Music Class

Music Class is offered to all students twice monthly. We will be singing, doing finger plays, and playing musical instruments to new songs and old favorites.

Science Lab

Science Lab is offered twice monthly to our students in our 3 and 4 year old classrooms. We discover and explore through hands on science experiments.


Worship is offered weekly to all students. Students are introduced to the Bible and God's Wonderful Creation. 

Everyone is welcome at Archdale Friends Meeting. Each individual is loved and respected. There is that of God in each person and we desire to help each person find the path to Christ and His salvation.