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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. 


We are glad of your interest in GFS, where Learning is for Life! View our upocming Admissions events below. Hear about GFS' unique programs, our welcoming community, and the many ways our students thrive. Email us at or call us at 215-951-2345 with any questions.

Advanced registration is required for all events. To register for an event, please first submit an Inquiry FormOnce an online inquiry is submitted, you will receive an email with an Admissions Portal username and link and set your password. Please use your Admissions portal login to register for events.

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Spring Open House

Friday, April 21

Come see Germantown Friends School in action! Hear from our Head of School, Dana Weeks, take a tour of classes in session, and find out about GFS's rich array of learning opportunities. Our program will begin in our historic Meetinghouse, followed by guided tours of classes, and we will close our program with division-specific panels, allowing you to hear from administrators, teachers, current parents, and students. 

Registration information coming soon.

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.

  • Applications submitted to 205 universities in 34 states and 9 countries
  • Top matriculating schools: University of Pennsylvania, American University, Boston University, Drexel University, Northwestern University, Oberlin College, The George Washington University, Vassar College, and Wesleyan University
  • Admits to 7 Ivy League Universities and Stanford
  • 2 students matriculating internationally
  • 6 students accepted to HBCUs
  • 6 student-recruited athletes
  • $4 million in merit-based scholarships reported


GFS Open House

COVID-19 Protocols

Registering for and attending GFS admissions events conveys a shared expectation of complying with all school health and safety policies. Please note that GFS requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all of our students, faculty, and staff.

If your child is unwell in any way on the day before or day of an event, please contact the Admissions Office. This includes symptoms of fever, cough, runny nose, congestion, headache, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

GFS is currently a mask-optional campus, and visitors are encouraged to wear one at their discretion. We may ask visitors to mask while on campus if future Philadelphia Department of Health guidelines require us to change this policy. If we have more information to share about our COVID-19 protocols, we will be in touch with you as the date approaches.