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A wide angle view of students and faculty walking around the campus of Germantown Friends School.

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A teacher helping an upper school student with a music project.

k through Life

When you begin with the belief that each person has a unique inner light, great things can happen.

Our Doors Are Open

Teachers are our Superpower

Creative faculty offer a rich, relevant, and engaging program for all ages—one centered on curiosity, well-being, and joy.

Faculty & Staff Directory


Learning is for Life

Students find their unique voices through infinite opportunities for discovery and inquiry, with age-appropriate freedoms to chart their own paths.



The Power of Simplicity

Our community embraces silence, reflection, and listening as we learn from—and with—each other, bringing our Quaker testimonies to life.

A Quaker School


A Community of Changemakers

Alumni remain a central part of the GFS experience, mentoring students and sharing their talents as advocates, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, and scientists—changemakers of all kinds.



A Quaker, independent day school for Early Childhood through Grade 12

At Germantown Friends School, we bring together our values, our neighborhood, and our people to imagine a better world—and begin to bring it to life.

At a Glance


Students in Early Childhood - Grade 12


Student-to-faculty ratio


Graduates attend a four-year college


Student-led clubs and affinity groups


Friends Schools League athletic championship titles


National Merit Scholars, 2014-20


Zip codes represented

GFS News & Noteworthy

Record Broken!

Thanks to the joyous and generous spirit of the GFS community, both on campus and online, this year's Giving Day broke a record. For 24 hours, students, faculty, staff, parents, grandparents, alumni and friends rallied to raise more than $340,000 - our highest ever amount, and reach our goal of 500 gifts, too, for a total of 591. 

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