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 your admission representative, our faculty and students and learn about our Honors Scholarship and tuition-assistance programs.
The admission 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 admission application process.
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!
See inside Abington Friends School at our last Open House of the 2020-2021 Admission season. AFS offers excellence in teaching and learning with deep roots in Quaker values. Meet our staff, students, faculty and take a tour. The event ends with an information fair offered for you to learn about the curriculum philosophy, over 50 clubs and activities, opportunities in experiential learning and global travel, student accolades, performing and visual arts, Robotics, athletics, our thriving diversity and inclusion program and each academic department.
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.