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Germantown Friends School

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.

•National Merit Scholarship (2013-2017): 9 Scholars; 48 Finalists; 48 Semifinalists; 65 Commended

•GFS is a proud member of the Friends Schools League, and fields more than 70 teams at the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School levels. We have won 141 FSL Championships, and 17 PAISAA State Championships. More than 100 of our graduates in the last decade have gone on to play sports at the collegiate level.


31 W. Coulter St., Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
Phone Number: 215-951-2300
Category: Independent School
Listing updated: 2011-2012,2012-2013,2015-2016

Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Philadelphia
Gender: Coed
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Grades of School: PreK, 6-8, 9-12, K-5
Students per teacher: 7:1
Tuition: $26,750-$38,450
Financial aid offered?: Yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: No AP just honors
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 600-740/620-740/610-730*
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
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs, Community service, Instrumental/Choral Music, Robotics/technology, Sports, Visual arts, Yearbook/magazine/newspaper
Specific Extracurricular programs: Instrumental/Choral music
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
Which Survey?: High School Private
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: 74% of faculty hold advanced degrees; 100% of graduates attend four year college