Grades of School
Abington Friends School
Richard Nourie, Head of School
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.
Select State: PA
Grades of School:
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: Elementary: 12, Secondary: 15
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
School climate (what are you known for?):
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.
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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