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explore our CAMPUS

What's cool about our campus is that it's spread out over seven acres in Philadelphia's historic neighborhood of Germantown. The buildings are an eclectic mix of old and new, a unique look and feel more consistent with a college campus. With three gyms, three auditoriums, a student center, numerous open, green spaces and nine classroom buildings, it's a place worthy of adoration and exploration. The Meetinghouse, at the center of it all, provides a beautiful and spiritual focal point.

1. Main Building 2. Meetinghouse 3. Sharpless 4. Hargroves 5. Wade Science Center 6. Alumni Building 7. Admissions 8. Living Graveyard 9. Dead Graveyard 10. Loeb Performing Arts Center 11. Smith Gym 12. Cary Building 13. Friends Free Library 14. Field House 15. Scattergood Gym

we have deep roots in this place

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Quaker Education

At GFS, students and teachers gather in Meeting for Worship once each week. This is a time for shared, silent contemplation. Anyone who feels moved to speak may rise and do so. It is a simple formula, and can be a remarkably powerful experience.In these days of constant connectivity, the ability and opportunity to sit in silence have special value. Meeting for Worship is a cornerstone of the GFS culture that many come to cherish throughout their lives.

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speak the truth

We strive to deal fairly, equally and honestly with everyone. We aim to do as we say, reflecting our beliefs in our actions. even when it is inconvenient or challenging, we stand by our convictions, striving to lead lives of integrity.

Shine Together

We are all blessed with remarkable gifts. We are equally qualified to seek truth and to hear the voice of God. Every person deserves equal respect. For these reasons, we work against prejudice and discrimination and for equality.

stay connected

"Alone we can do little; together we can do so much."* We know there is strength in cooperation and wisdom to be found when many perspectives come together. We believe in the power of community.*
The words of Helen Keller.

keep it simple

In every way we can, we try to minimize the distractions that can draw our attention from the important things in life. This means not becoming overwhelmed by the busyness of daily routine. It means seeking balance. It means embracing simplicity.

care for all

This planet we inhabit, the talents we've been given, the community of which we are a part- all hold remarkable value. We must be responsible, imaginative and proactive in protecting these gifts and caring for the world and people around us. We must exercise good stewardship.

promote peace

We believe each life is precious and unique. We stand against war and violence and work to eliminate their root causes, including ignorance, racism, hatred and oppression. We are committed to creating peace.

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Virginia MileStat Showcase
Virginia MileStat Showcase

The Varsity Indoor Track team competed in the Virginia Milestat Showcase in Lynchburg, VA last weekend. Senior Kai Cummings finished third in the Boys 300m Dash Championship and fourth in the Boys 200m Championship. Anna MacDonald ’22 ran a personal best of 5:24.8 in the Girls 1600m Championship and earned a spot in the Top 25 overall. Her time ranked among the Top 10 fastest 1600m runners in Pennsylvania this indoor season. View a list of other notable performances by Tigers athletes. 

Here are some other notable performances and times by Tigers athletes:





Girls 200m Dash Championship

Zuri Abdus - Salaam



Girls 1600m Open

Anna Macdonald



Girls 1600m Open

Annika Marcelis



Girls 1600m Open

Maribel Carpenter



Girls 1600m Open

Katya Henisz



Girls 4x200m Open

Zuri Abus-Salaam, Annie McLaughlin, Jillian Yum & Asha Vincent




Boys 200m Dash Championship

Kai Cummings



Boys 300m Dash Championship

Kai Cummings



Boys 1600m Open

Ben Rosin



Boys 1600m Open

Bobby Lynam



Boys 1600m Open

Charles McManus



Boys 1600m Open

Matthew Goldberg



Boys 1600m Open

Lucien Dalseth



Congrats Tigers and good luck in the Ocean Breeze Invitational this weekend!