Germantown Friends School
- Phone Number
- SEPTA Routes
Bus (23, H, XH)
- Application Deadline
No Data Reported
- Extended Day
Before Care;After Care
Founded in 1845, Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, K-12, coed, independent day school dedicated to reaching that of God in every person. Our mission is to seek truth, challenge the intellect, honor differences, embrace the city and nurture each student's mind, body and spirit.
Points Of Pride
- 100% of graduates attend a four-year college.
- National Merit Scholarship Competition, 2014-20: 13 Scholars; 65 Finalists; 76 Semifinalists; 111 Commended.
- Two Nobel Prize Winners: Owen Chamberlin '37 (in 1959) and Saul Perlmutter '77 (in 2011), both in Physics.
- 75% of faculty hold advanced degrees
- 33% of families receive financial aid
Germantown Friends School (GFS) seeks students who are bright and eager, who demonstrate the potential to engage deeply with an intellectually rigorous academic program, and who will contribute to a vibrant school community. Please contact GFS to receive an admissions packet or visit the school's website to fill out an application online.
Accreditations and Honors
GFS is accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACSS). GFS is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS) and the Friends Council on Education. GFS is a founding member of Global Online Academy, a consortium of over 70 outstanding independent schools offering an innovative selection of online courses.
Hours of Operation
|Mon||8:00 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Tues||8:00 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Wed||8:00 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Thur||8:00 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Fri||8:00 AM - 3:30 PM|
Extended Programming Details
Visit the website to read more about our extended day programs.