At Germantown Friends School, our mission begins with a commitment to diversity, to our neighborhood and community, and to the belief that academic achievement is not in itself enough. We guide our students’ growth in mind, body and spirit, and encourage them to put their ideas to work in the world—while at GFS and long after they have graduated. But don’t just take our word for it; come.
In keeping with the Quaker testimony of Equality and our school’s commitment to diversity, Germantown Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, political beliefs, or citizenship status in the administration of its educational policies, application for admissions or.
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.
Athletic traditions. Germantown Friends School teams are nicknamed the Tigers and compete in the Friends Schools League (FSL).In 2008, the boys' track team won the High School Boys' Distance Medley Championship of America at the Penn Relays.The relay's time of 10:11.54 was the second fastest high school Distance Medley Relay in the nation at the time, and the fastest in Pennsylvania.
Germantown Academy is committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all aspects of our community’s actions and relationships on any basis including but not limited to race, religion, ancestry, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, familial status, disability, veteran status or national origin. As required by Title IX, GA does not discriminate in the consideration of applications for.Learn More
Germantown Friends School was founded in 1845 by Germantown Monthly Meeting which had grown in size and stature in the Philadelphia Quaker community during the previous several decades. The school was founded in response to a request of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting which like all Friends Meetings valued an equal education for boys and girls. Until some time in the early 20th century, Germantown.Learn More
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Germantown Friends is a K-12 Quaker school that provides and rigorous academic environment for students to explore their academic studies through the guidance to Quaker values and traditions. The curriculum is broad and inclusive of all the Arts and PE communities.Learn More
We all found the experience of going to a different school really interesting, especially because Germantown Friends school is so different from St. George’s. GFS is co-ed, they don’t have a uniform and is a Quaker school. We found going to a Quaker school very interesting and we got to experience their unique style of worship. We all thoroughly enjoyed the experience and have made life.Learn More
Germantown Friends School rating: 3.8 by University of Virginia student. Overall, GFS prepared me very well for moving on to college, but there are several areas of preparation that were seriously lacking. The first program that did not adequately prepare me for college was the college guidance. Most schools, from what I understand from talking to my peers at other schools, have dedicated.Learn More
The Friends of the Germantown Community Library is a not-for-profit group that provides support and funding for library activities and projects that are not covered by normal staffing and budget. All members of the Friends are volunteers from Germantown and the surrounding communities of Richfield, Hubertus, Colgate and other communities in southeastern Wisconsin. As a 501c3 non-profit.Learn More
Timeline. Germantown Academy admission operates all year long, and we accept applications for PreK-11 th grade throughout the year. We fill available spaces beginning with our First Round decisions in December and then through our Rolling Admission process from January until all spaces are filled. Traditional entry grades include PreK, Kindergarten, 5 th Grade, 6 th Grade, 7 th Grade and 9 th.Learn More
Germantown Friends School is a private elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA and enrolls 874 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Germantown Friends School is the 11th largest private school in Pennsylvania and the 277th largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.Learn More
On Saturday, four of our Upper 4 North America exchange students; Beth, Kenzie, Lauren and Saskia, collected with open arms (and posters!) their partners from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, USA at Edinburgh airport.All the St George's and GFS girls had brunch together on Sunday in Stockbridge and then went to visit Edinburgh Castle. Monday was an exciting day for all, with GFS.Learn More
Germantown Friends School is a K-12, independent Quaker school in Philadelphia. GFS is dedicated to reaching that of God in every person. Our mission is to seek truth, challenge the intellect.Learn More
Germantown (Pennsylvania German: Deitscheschteddel) is an area in Northwest Philadelphia.Founded by German Quaker and Mennonite families in 1683 as an independent borough, it was absorbed into Philadelphia in 1854. The area, which is about six miles northwest from the city center, now consists of two neighborhoods: 'Germantown' and 'East Germantown'.Learn More