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.
Special Admission Events
Return on Investment: The Value of an Independent School Education
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
AFS families share the inspiring outcomes and benefits of an independent school education infused with Quaker values. Read more details about this event here.
How to Raise Healthy Children in an Ever-Changing World
Thursday, December 6, 2018
How can adults support and encourage school-age children in the presence of anxiety? Join AFS for a conversation with Dr. George James, LMFT. Dr. James is a licensed marriage and family therapist. He is a recurring guest expert on radio and TV including the Today Show on NBC, Good Day Philadelphia and more. Abington Friends School is pleased to host Dr. James for an evening conversation for adults focused on children.
This event will be held in the Muller Auditorium. All are welcome but please note that the content of this event is geared for adults only. We ask that you register in advance so we can be sure we have accurate seating.
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.