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.
Music Morning for children ages 3 – 5 years old
Saturday, April 6 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Join AFS Lower School Music Teacher, Keisha Hutchins Hirlinger for a morning of music-making with your child. We will sing, dance, play instruments and more! Keisha has been teaching and making music with young musicians for over ten years. A classically trained musician at the Oberlin Conservatory, Keisha is passionate about music education and creating access to musical experiences for all children. As a professional singer and songwriter, Keisha has performed throughout the Philadelphia area, New York, and D.C. She has opened for such performers as Zap Mama, and Meshell N’Degeocello and was a professional chorale member of The Philadelphia Singers, the former resident choir of The Philadelphia Orchestra. We can’t wait to make music with you and your young musician!
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.
Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.–noon
A family-friendly event with dozens of outdoor activities! Meet a variety of animals. Build fort and fairy houses, crete sun prints and insect mazes and join in lots of interactive, outdoor activities. All events are held near the Redbud and Headwaters Play Spaces near the Lower School side of campus. No RSVP required! More event details coming soon.
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.