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Our athletic program is guided by the school’s statement of philosophy that there is that of God in everyone. We encourage our student-athletes to continue to cultivate the principles valued by the school community. Among these are truthfulness, simplicity, self-discipline, the resolution of differences without violence, respect for others and oneself.

Powerful & Meaningful Athletics

Our athletic program stresses participation and encourages all student-athletes to develop their capabilities to the fullest extent possible.

We value excellence in each sport, and we aim to field successful teams that are competitive within the Friends Schools League and comparable non-league schools.

The Friends Schools League

The Friends Schools League (FSL) is a co-educational high school athletic league for Philadelphia-area independent schools. The League is founded on the principles of the Religious Society of Friends.

The nine member schools are:

  • Abington Friends School
  • The Academy of the New Church
  • Friends' Central School
  • Friends Select School
  • George School
  • Germantown Friends School
  • JM Barrack Hebrew Academy
  • The Shipley School
  • Westtown School

We are also members of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association (PAISAA).

Visit the FSL Website

Sports Performance Program

Upper School

Middle School