Welcome to Monteverde Friends School
K-12 Quaker education for local and international students in Monteverde, Costa Rica.
“Surrounded by Nature, Supported by Love”
Nestled in the cloud forest community of Monteverde, Costa Rica, the Monteverde Friends School was founded over 60 years ago by Quakers who left the United States in search of a country and community that supported their peaceful principles. Today, our school continues to promote the universal values of peace, love and respect in the context of a challenging bilingual education and a sense of community.
– Heidi Griswold, former International Student
A series of poetry/storywriting seminars led by Joe Heithaus (who recently wrote the New York Times article about Monteverde) let writers from ages 13 to 83 stretch and bare our souls. We produced some pretty good stuff, but none better than this perspective on the...read more