Map340 Morris Rd., PO Box 287
Fort Washington, PA 19034
- Independent School
The oldest, nonsectarian, continuously run independent school in the nation offers outstanding academics in a setting steeped in more than 250 years of tradition.
High School Specifics
The 496 members of the Classes of 2013 – 2016 elected to attend 168 different college and universities throughout the United States and abroad, including, but not limited to: Ivy League universities combined (33) Boston College (11), Boston University (8), Bucknell University (13), Cornell University (2), Drexel University (17), Elon University (13), Georgetown University (9), Harvard University (6), Lehigh University (12), Penn State (22), Syracuse University (7), George Washington University (11), University of Pennsylvania (15), University of Pittsburgh (16), Princeton University (1), University of Richmond (13), Wake Forest University (13) and Yale University (6).
In the Early Childhood program (PreK-2), Germantown Academy offers a forward thinking vision that promotes 21st century competencies and innovation focusing on student engagement and play as a vehicle for learning. The Upper Elementary program (3-5) holds an emphasis on 21st century skills and a growth mindset. Their curriculum is based on experiential learning, which encourages perseverance, inquiry, and collaboration.
HS Short Description
Outstanding academics; LEED-certified building; writing & science tutor centers; independent science research; honor code; 80+ sports teams. College counseling begins in grade 10.
Open House Dates
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
Grades of School:
Total, 1148 (320 - Lower, 291 - Middle, 535 - Upper)
Students per teacher:
Financial aid offered?:
Technology programs, what grade offered?:
Smartboards, 3d printing, video capture, Beard Center for Innovation
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered:
17 AP / 25 Honors
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World languages taught and year in which instruction begins:
Chinese-PreK; French-6; Latin-6; Spanish-PK; German-9
School climate (what are you known for?):
Some special needs accommodated>: