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Germantown Friends School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

Contact NameRichard L. Wade, Head of School
Address 31 W. Coulter St.
Phila., PA 19144
Website URL www.germantownfriends.org

A Quaker co-ed day school for grades K-12 located in historic Germantown. Our accomplished faculty leads our mission to seek truth, challenge the intellect, honor differences, embrace the city, and nurture each student's mind, body and spirit.

Additional Information: Open Houses: October 25, 1 p.m.; November 11,
8:15 a.m.; April 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m.

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Additional Information

Website: http://www.germantownfriends.org

Select State: PA

County: Philadelphia

Grades of School:
High School
Middle School

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 864

Religious affiliation: Quaker

Students per teacher: Elementary: 16-22, Secondary: 18

Tuition: $21,120 for Kindergarten to $31,575 for 9th-12th grades

% Receiving financial aid: 30%

Total financial aid given: $3.375 million

% of graduates attending college: 100%

Avg. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 600-690/620-740/610-730

Accommodates some students with special needs?: no

Extended day mornings, afternoons or both?: both

Offers summer camp, program or school?: yes

Does the school have a uniform or uniform dress code?: none

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-7; Greek-9; Latin-7; Spanish-7

Points of distinction: Founding member of the Global Online Academy, a nonprofit, global partnership of leading independent schools offering intellectually rigorous programs & excellent teaching online; green, award-winning Sustainable Urban Science Center,

Services offered: Extended Day PM; Summer Programs; 10 Boys', 11 Girls' Varsity Sports Teams; Community Involvement program begins in Kindergarten.

Additional Information: Open Houses: October 1, 1:00 p.m.; November 11, 8:15 a.m.

Update 2015-16: yes