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In a culture of intellectual and creative ambition, we cultivate fearless, curious learning for students age 3 through grade 12.
Engaged and purposeful in every moment, students leave AFS with clear, strong and thoughtful voices, prepared for lives of meaning and accomplishment.
Abington Friends School, a Quaker, co-educational college preparatory school, has stood on its original campus in Jenkintown since 1697.
Today, rich in racial, socioeconomic and ideological variety, the School draws students from approximately 75 ZIP codes around the greater Philadelphia area, 100% of whom go on to four-year colleges.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 589 students
  • Acceptance rate: 61%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Abington Friends School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
589 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Abington Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
61%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Suzanne Hodges

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My two very different children have been through each division of Abington Friends School and I cannot imagine a better learning environment. AFS fosters a love of learning while teaching children to think deeply about each subject. Abington Friends is ahead of the curve in providing the type of education that is critical to academic and professional success in the world today. Students experience academic rigor in a collaborative environment where they are taught how to think critically and become creative problem solvers. I credit AFS with helping my children grow into the strong, confident and secure individuals they are.
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5  
We couldn't be happier with Abington Friends School. Our two children are very different, and they are both thriving. They are intellectually stimulated and have developed great friendships with peers. They will be well be prepared for college and beyond. Combine robust academic, arts and athletic programs, a supportive and talented staff with a diverse student body, and you get AFS.
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5  
Abington Friends School is the perfect balance of academic rigor and a nurturing environment. The teachers and students have strong, respectful relationships that make AFS a safe place to grow and learn. Challenging oneself academically is expected. My children have grown into mature critical thinkers, joyful learners, and advocates for themselves and those around them. The leadership skills combined with a strong sense of social justice allow them to effectively manage the diverse and complex world in which we live. If you haven't seen AFS is action, it is well worth a visit!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 589 students
  • Acceptance rate: 61%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $21,719 for elementary schools and $26,884 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, PA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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