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. We encourage you to visit early and often. The application process will also include a student visit and parent interview. This visit is required as part of the admission process in order to submit a complete application for admission. Read more about the application process.
Music Morning (for ages 2-5)
Saturday, October 12 at
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, November 9 at
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Join our Lower School Music Teacher for a morning of music-making with your young child. Experience the spirit of AFS with a glimpse of curriculum in a fun and creative setting.
Attend an Open House and discover a suburban campus just beyond the city limit. The moment you arrive on campus, you will see a beautiful, simple and tranquil landscape. The AFS community loves hosting new families and is always and excited to discuss our school. During this two-hour event, you will hear about school culture and excellent teaching and learning from our Head of School. You can chat with faculty and their students about projects and lessons happening in the classroom. Current parents are also in attendance, to share their experience and what helped them choose AFS for their child. Division tours of classrooms and facilities are hosted by administrators, admission representatives and students.
Whether this event will your first visit to campus or an additional visit, we love hosting new families and are always excited to discuss our school. Our weekday Open House is your best opportunity to see classes in session! This event is also the last Open House before our preferred fall application completion date of December 6.
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.
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 school and community.
In order to submit a completed application, a student visit and parent interview is required. Read more about the application process.
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.