American Friendship Residential School (AFRS) was founded in 1985.It is the brain child of Indians in USA., It is a residential school for boys.The school is affiliated to the council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. Imparting education from standard I to X.
swimming, cricket, hockey, foot ball, volley ball, basketball, badminton and table tennis form the major sports, roller skating, physical training and tennis are other popular activities. The health club houses multi-gym equipment for those who are more physically oriented. Students are trained in Yoga and meditation for their all round development. Under Uniformed Services, students are members of NCC, Scouts or Cubs.
The various clubs include the Photography Club, Science club, Philately Club, Histrionics Club, Literary Club and Nature Club. Students are encouraged to take up Social Service under the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. Vegetable gardening and Horticulture form some of the SUPW activities for the High School children.
It is located at Gudibanda, 84 kms to the north of Bangalore. It is sprawled around 54 acers of land.