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Admissions Events

There is no better way to learn about GFS than a tour of our vibrant campus in historic Germantown, where the diverse energies and talents of our students and faculty can be felt and seen and heard. 

2022 ADMISSIONS EVENTS

Register now for our Spring Admissions events. Hear about GFS' unique programs, our welcoming community, and the many ways our students thrive. We are glad of your interest in GFS, where Learning is for Life! Join us to find out more. Email us at admissions@germantownfriends.org or call us at 215-951-2345 with any questions.

Center City Look and Learn (In Person)
Wednesday,  May 11, 9- 10:30 a.m. 
Come and learn about our Center City Early Childhood space, centrally located in the Curtis Center (across from Washington Square). Hear from GFS Head of School Dana Weeks and chat with administrators, teachers, and current parents about the rich array of learning opportunities that a GFS education has to offer. There will be an opportunity to tour classrooms and see students at work and play.
Please stay tuned for information about our COVID-19 protocols.

Please note: While children are welcome to attend, the programming for this event is geared toward parents and caregivers. 

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Tiger Tours!
Wednesdays, 8:15-9:15 a.m.
Join GFS Admissions directors and student ambassadors for a tour of Main Campus. Limited, small group tours will offer in-person glimpses of our dynamic program and joyful campus!

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November Open House Opening Session

View a recording of our November Open House Opening Session below. Interested in a specific division? Watch more about Early Childhood, Lower School, Middle, or Upper School.

GFS CLASS OF 2021 AT-A-GLANCE
  • Applications submitted to 250 universities in 38 states and 7 countries
  • Top 5 matriculating schools: University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Barnard College, Carnegie Mellon University, Wesleyan University
  • Admits to 4 Ivy League universities and Stanford
  • 40% admit rate to the University of Pennsylvania
  • 3 students matriculating internationally: England, Scotland, and The Netherlands
  • 2 students attending college for Music
  • 3 students taking a gap year
  • 1 student entering Drexel University as a Liberty Scholar with full tuition and room/board scholarship
  • $4.5 million in merit-based scholarships reported

 

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