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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. 


Register now for our Fall 2021 Virtual and In Person 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 or call us at 215-951-2345 with any questions.

Ask Me Anything Roundtable With GFS Students (Virtual)
Wednesday, January 12, 6-7 p.m.
Curious about a day in the life of a GFS student? Ever wonder which activities a GFS student can do? Want to ask a senior where their favorite place is on campus or what their college selection process has been like? Here is your chance to ask current GFS students any questions you may have during our virtual roundtable discussion!

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Meet the Activity Leaders (Virtual)
Wednesday, January 19, 6 p.m.
Please note the date change.
At GFS, we believe that student development requires more than classroom instruction. Extracurricular life is an important part of a student’s development within our community. With more than 70 clubs and activities, students enjoy many opportunities to celebrate their talents and discover new passions. Families with Middle and Upper School applicants are invited to meet some of our student leaders and learn more about student life at GFS.

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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.

  • 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


GFS Open House