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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. 

Fall Open Houses

Weekend Open House
Saturday, October 20, 2018

1 – 3 p.m.
Hear from Head of School Rich Nourie about our high performing academic program. Tour our campus and meet current students, parents and faculty.
This event starts in the Muller Auditorium. Registration and Meet & Greet is at 12:30 a.m. Program starts promptly at 1 p.m.

Vote and Visit our Weekday Open House on Election Day
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
9 – 11 a.m.
Come see classes in action. Hear from Head of School Rich Nourie about our high performing academic program. Tour our campus and meet current students, parents and faculty. This event starts in the Faulkner Reading Room within the Upper School Library.

Special Admission Events

Music Morning
Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:30 a.m.
Join Lower School Music Teacher Keisha Hutchins Hirlinger for a morning of music-making with your child. We will sing, dance, play instruments and more!
For children ages 3–5. This event will be in the Lower School music classroom accessible through our Lower School entrance.

Return on Investment: The Value of an Independent School Education
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
7 p.m.
AFS families share the inspiring outcomes and benefits of an independent school education infused with Quaker values.
This event will take place in the Muller Auditorium.

Schedule a Tour
To schedule a tour, 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.

Walk-in Wednesdays
Join us any Wednesday at 9 a.m. for a light breakfast and tour of our campus and facilities. No registration required, just stop by! Tours meet at Tyson House.

Visit As An Applicant

Play Days
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.


Our Location

  • 575 Washington Ln.
  • Jenkintown PA 19046
  • 215.576.3950