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Abington Friends School

Richard Nourie, Head of School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

575 Washington Lane
Jenkintown, PA 19046


Abington Friends School is a coeducational Quaker school for students age 3 through grade 12, and includes early childhood emergent curriculum and an award winning lower school outdoor education (ECCO) program At Abington Friends School you'll find a rigorous academic program and culture of intellectual and creative ambition. Its program is designed to provide the best experience for teaching and learning, through small class sizes, individual attention, freedom from standardized testing and an advising program built on strong student-teacher relationships. With its highly personalized college guidance program, graduates go on to experience success at some of the nation's most selective four-year colleges.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.abingtonfriends.net

Select State: PA

County: Montgomery

Grades of School:

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 530

Religious affiliation: Quaker

Students per teacher: Elementary: 12, Secondary: 15

Tuition: $14,475-$32,800

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: Digital recording studio, social media platform creation via Nings, Twitter and RSS

College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 14

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-7; Spanish-K

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music

School climate (what are you known for?):
Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Campus features
Community service
Unique curriculum
Warm community

Some special needs accommodated>: no

Summer program?: yes

updated_2015: yes

HS Short Description: Quaker school with a culture of intellectual & creative ambition; small class sizes; individual attention; freedom from standardized testing; highly personalized college guidance.

High School Specifics: 8th grade Independent Study project, Java programming and CAD, robotics team, Cappies award-winning theatre program, nationally recognized program in student leadership and diversity, advising program and more.

100% attending four-year college.