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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade unavailable
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 4
Application Fee
$45
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$40,350
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid
$13,500
From Germantown Friends School

Founded in 1845, Germantown Friends School (GFS) is a Quaker, coed, independent day school for students in preschool through grade 12 located in the historic Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. GFS seeks students who are bright and eager, who demonstrate the potential to engage deeply with an intellectually rigorous academic program, and who will contribute to a vibrant school community. Visit our website to read more.

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Germantown Friends School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1390
159 responses
Average ACT
32
57 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
  • Concerts, plays
    31%
  • Holiday assemblies
    31%
  • Sports Assemblies
    25%
  • Study of civil rights
    13%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,070
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$25,333
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$596
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$175,631
National
$217,500

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