Come for a visit!
If you are looking for a high-achievement environment that is also a joyful, spirited place, visit us and learn why next year at AFS could be your student’s best yet. Come for a tour of campus, meet our faculty and students and learn about our Honors Scholarship and tuition-assistance programs. Education at AFS is in high-demand.
Weekday Open House & Classroom Visit
Tuesday, February 5 at 9 a.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Abington Friends School is a destination for developing minds, offering spirited academics and the best environment for teaching and learning. Come for a visit and see for yourself.
Welcome and campus tours begin promptly at 9 a.m. The open house includes the opportunity to visit classes in session and interact with faculty, students, parents and administrators. We are excited to share information and answer your questions about our academic program, our culture of intellectual and creative ambition and our emphasis on cultivating fearless, curious learning in a joyful environment. Students and parents can choose to visit our Lower, Middle or Upper School. New this season! An optional panel with current parents who will discuss the value of an AFS education.
Weekend Open House
Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m. (registration starts at 12:30 p.m.)
Welcome and campus tours begin promptly at 1 p.m. The open house includes the opportunity to visit the division of your choice and interact with faculty, students, parents and administrators. We are excited to share information and answer your questions about our academic program, our culture of intellectual and creative ambition and our emphasis on cultivating fearless, curious learning in a joyful environment. The event concludes with a community fair with faculty and representatives from academic areas, arts and theater, robotics, global travel, clubs and activities, athletics and experiential learning.
We offer tours every Tuesday at 9 a.m. You will be guided by an admission representative on an introductory half-hour tour. The tour will focus on the classrooms you are most interested in seeing in action.
Schedule a Tour
To schedule a tour at your convenience, call 215-886-4350 or send us an email. In the meantime we invite you to explore our website and social media channels, which will help you begin to get a sense of our community.
Visit As An Applicant
Play Days are designed to give the youngest applicants a sense of a preschool classroom experience. This one hour visit includes use of classroom learning centers, arts and craft activities and group book readings. Applicants entering preschool as 4-year-olds and applicants to Kindergarten are individually assessed for readiness for both reading and quantitative skill building.
Student Visit (required for applicants to grades 1-11)
As a part of the application process, the student has the opportunity to attend a full day of classes with a host student. During the student visit, applicants are interviewed by a faculty member and/or an admission representative.
Parent Visit (required for all applicants to all grades)
As a part of the application process, the parent visit may include a tour of classes in action and a conversation with an admission representative to explore the ways your child will thrive in our learning community.