The Meher Schools

Since 1975 Sufism Reoriented has served San Francisco Bay Area neighbors through The Meher Schools, which includes the White Pony preschool and Meher School elementary school (kindergarten through fifth grade) and their extended daycare programs – a total enrollment of nearly 400 children each year. The school offers a strong, fully accredited academic program emphasizing the arts, and it nurtures the values of cooperation and respect for others.

Founded by Ivy O. Duce, the first murshida of Sufism Reoriented, the school was modeled on the spiritual principles of Meher Baba’s “Prem Ashram” (“School for Love”) in India. Over the years the White Pony and Meher School have provided quality nonsectarian education to thousands of children in the surrounding neighborhood and nearby communities.

Dr. Carol Weyland Conner, the spiritual teacher of Sufism Reoriented, discusses the values of the Meher Schools in a twenty-five minute talk during a national online conference on character education.

Click here to view a video of the talk:

Values and Character Education for a New Age


For more information, visit MeherSchools.org.