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Connect with Abington Friends

If you are looking for a high-achievement environment that is also a joyful, spirited place, connect with an AFS admissions representative and learn why next year at AFS could be your student’s best yet.  Book your in-person tour or virtual visit here, then explore our website to learn more about Quaker education and our academic program. An independent education may be more affordable than you think, AFS is proud to offer Merit Scholarships and Tuition Assistance.  

In-Person Campus Tours

Schedule a Tour Today

Schedule a tour today by calling or emailing the admission representative for the grade that your child will be entering in Fall 2021.

Lower School Tour
Grades Pre-K – 4, Schedule a tour with Associate Director of Admission Lindsay Newlon

Middle School Tour
Grades 5 – 8, Schedule a tour with Assistant Director of Admission Aliyah Bullard

Upper School Tour
Grades 9 – 12, Schedule a tour with Assistant Director of Admission Mary Kay Napoli 

We’ve established visitor guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our campus community. Please plan on wearing a face covering while on campus and to answer a pre-screening health questionnaire before you arrive to school.

Virtual Visits and Virtual Open Houses

Get a feel for life at AFS!  Hear from teacher, student and administrator panelists. Register for a Virtual Visit!

Virtual Visit
Tuesday, February 2 @ 6:30 p.m.
A one-hour information al session covering the admission process and presentations on academics and student life.

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Virtual Open House
Saturday, March 13 @ 1 p.m.
This date will offer a more in-depth program with presentations from Head of School Rich Nourie, current students, parents, faculty and division directors.
Register for an event at AFS

 

 

 

Watch our hallmark Traits of AFS presentations from our fall Virtual Open Houses below.

 Three 15-minute sessions that provide a breadth of knowledge around three hallmark AFS traits: culture, community and Quaker education.

Values in Action: Diversity and inclusion education is our shared responsibility as a community; we each have a role to play. Successful engagement stems from education, exposure, and experience. Hear how AFS engages in this work from Lower School all the way through Senior year.

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Engaging with the World: Our school has long prized learning through doing as central to the AFS experience. Hear how the Center for Experiential Learning extends the learning at AFS into professional mentorship programs, service, travel and summer opportunities. 

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The Power of the Personal : We take you beyond the Quaker school tradition of calling teachers by their first names to learn how our Friends school culture makes room for authentic teacher and student relationships that result in powerful learning experiences.

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Take a 360° Virtual Tour

Enjoy over 100 information hotspots, which include new videos and images from inside our Lower School classrooms to the new Richard N. Berman Athletics Center. 

Take the tour! 

Virtual Admission One-on-One

Schedule a Virtual Zoom one-on-one conversation with an admission representative Monday through Friday by clicking on the name below of the appropriate admission representative:

Lindsay Newlon for the Lower School (Preschool and grades K-4)
Aliyah Bullard for the Middle School (grades 5-8)
Mary Kay Napoli for Upper School (grades 9-11)

 

Visit As An Applicant

While we cannot host visits to campus at this time, there is so much you can learn about AFS while searching our virtual tour, website and social media channels! Be sure to tune in!

Read more about the application process.

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
  • 215.886.4350