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Friends Select School

Rose Hagan, Head of School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

17th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Phila., PA 19103


College prep academics at a Quaker school with a vibrant Center City location on the Ben Franklin Parkway. A diverse, close community, athletics and service learning.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.friends-select.org

Select State: PA

County: Philadelphia

Grades of School:

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 541

Religious affiliation: Quaker

Students per teacher: Elementary: 16, Secondary: 18

Tuition: $20,290-$32,740

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: robotics, design thinking starting in Pre-K

Standardized test scores: Average proficiency

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Choice of Spanish or Chinese, Pre-K; Latin, 7; Italian, Arabic 9

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
TV show
Visual arts
Vocal music

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

Some special needs accommodated>: no

Summer program?: yes

updated_2015: yes

HS Short Description: College prep academics at a Quaker school with a vibrant Center City location on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway; diverse, close community; full athletic program; service learning.

High School Specifics: 100% college acceptance rate.
Student college acceptances for 2015: Harvard, Georgetown, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, Yale, Brown, RISD, and Berklee College of Music.