Richard Nourie, Head of School
Map575 Washington Lane
Jenkintown, PA 19046
- Independent School
Abington Friends School (AFS) 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 program. At AFS you'll find a rigorous academic program and culture of intellectual and creative ambition. The 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.
Points of Pride: A culture of intellectual & creative ambition. Early-childhood emergent curriculum approach, award-winning lower school outdoor education program, independent study, The Center for Experiential Learning, WILF Learning Resource Center.
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.
HS Short Description
Quaker school with a culture of intellectual & creative ambition; small class sizes; individual attention; business and medical externships; highly personalized college guidance.
Open House Dates
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Students per teacher:
Elementary: 12, Secondary: 15
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Technology programs, what grade offered?:
Digital recording studio, Digital Technology equipment and courses
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