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Germantown Friends School

Dana Weeks, Head of School
Map31 W. Coulter St.
Phila., PA 19144
215-951-2300
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

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.

HS Short Description

Quaker co-ed day school. Accomplished faculty lead the mission to seek truth, challenge intellects, honor differences, embrace the city & nurture each student's mind, body & spirit.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Philadelphia
Grades of School: 9-12
K-8
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 897 (540 - Lower, 357 - Upper)
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Students per teacher: 20
Tuition: $23,050- $34,475
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: All grades
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: No AP just honors
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 600-690/620-740/610-730*
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish - K; French, Latin - 7; Ancient Greek, Mandarin, Directed Independent Study (Arabic, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, ASL) - 9
Extrcurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Robotics/technology
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
Yearbook/magazine/newspaper
Additional Information: Open Houses: October 1, 1:00 p.m.; November 11, 8:15 a.m.
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Campus features
Community service
Student leadership
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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