Overview

Abington Friends School is a coeducational Quaker, college-preparatory school serving students from preschool through 12th grade. AFS is committed to achieving the critical balance between academic rigor and joy in learning. Founded in 1697, AFS develops the talents of each individual child, delivers the academic foundation required for success at the nation's top colleges and universities and emphasizes moral and spiritual development. AFS is known for its extraordinary arts program and atmosphere of collaboration as well as a full spectrum of curricular and co-curricular offerings. The AFS mission is founded on the conviction that a complete education couples clarity and power of thought with goodness of spirit.
We invite you to explore our website, come for a visit, and discover for yourself why AFS is such a venerable educational institution.
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Abington Friends School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A- Day
A Matriculation
B+ Academics
B+ Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: Preschool-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Day S. Tuition: $49,000
# of Students: 600
Teacher:Student: 1:8%
International Student: 12%
AP Courses: 13
Endowment: $8,333/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 76%
SAT: 1270/1600
IB: No
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US Day School

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#3 Harvard College 1
#3 Stanford University 1
#3 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#7 Johns Hopkins University 1
#7 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#10 Duke University 1
#10 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#12 Dartmouth College 1
#13 Brown University 1
#13 Vanderbilt University 1
#15 Rice University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 1
LAC #3 Pomona College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#18 Columbia University 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 1
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 1
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#22 Emory University 1
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 1
#25 University of Michigan 1
#25 University of Southern California 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#29 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 Carleton College 1
#32 Tufts University 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of Rochester 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#41 Boston University 1
#44 Brandeis University 1
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 1
#44 Tulane University 1
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 1
#51 Lehigh University 1
#51 Purdue University 1
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#51 Spelman College 1
#51 Villanova University 1
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#55 University of Washington 1
LAC #11 Middlebury College 1
#62 George Washington University 1
#62 Syracuse University 1
#62 University of Pittsburgh 1
#62 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#63 St. Olaf College 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
LAC #13 Vassar College 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#72 American University 1
#72 Fordham University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
LAC #15 Davidson College 1
LAC #15 Grinnell College 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 1
#76 College of Wooster 1
#76 Muhlenberg College 1
#77 Michigan State University 1
SUNY University at Stony Brook 1
#81 Earlham College 1
SUNY University at Binghamton 1
#84 Bennington College 1
#85 Lake Forest College 1
#85 Washington College 1
#89 Colorado School of Mines 1
#89 Elon University 1
#89 Howard University 1
#89 University of Delaware 1
#89 Ursinus College 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 1
LAC #18 Haverford College 1
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 1
#105 Drexel University 1
#105 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#105 University of San Francisco 1
#111 Goucher College 1
#111 Susquehanna University 1
#115 Fairfield University 1
#115 Loyola University Chicago 1
#120 Hampshire College 1
LAC #24 Colby College 1
#121 Chapman University 1
#121 Temple University 1
#121 University of Vermont 1
#124 Morehouse College 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#127 Illinois Institute of Technology 1
#127 Thomas Jefferson University: East Falls 1
LAC #27 Colorado College 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
LAC #29 Harvey Mudd College 1
#151 James Madison University 1
LAC #31 Bryn Mawr College 1
LAC #31 Kenyon College 1
#166 Hofstra University 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 1
#166 Xavier University 1
LAC #36 Mount Holyoke College 1
#182 Montclair State University 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 1
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 1
LAC #39 Skidmore College 1
LAC #39 Trinity College 1
#219 Widener University 1
#234 Pace University 1
#234 University of Hartford 1
#234 West Virginia University 1
#250 West Chester University of Pennsylvania 1
LAC #51 Dickinson College 1
LAC #55 Connecticut College 1
#285 DeSales University 1
#299 Regent University 1
LAC #60 Bard College 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 1
#317 Alvernia University 1
Arcadia University 1
Babson College 1
Bentley University 1
Berklee College of Music 1
Brevard College 1
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
Clark Atlanta University 1
Cleveland Institute of Music 1
College of William and Mary 1
Community College of Philadelphia 1
Deep Springs College-Dyer-NV 1
Emerson College 1
Fashion Institute of Technology 1
Franklin & Marshall College 1
Guilford College 1
High Point University 1
Ithaca College 1
Loyola University Maryland 1
Manhattan College 1
Maryland Institute College of Art 1
McDaniel College 1
McGill University 1
Millersville University of Pennsylvania 1
Monmouth University 1
Montgomery County Community College 1
Moore College of Art and Design 1
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1
Northern Vermont University 1
Oberlin College 1
Penn State Abington 1
Pratt Institute 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Roger Williams University 1
Saint Bonaventure University 1
Saint Joseph's University 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
St. John's University 1
Stevenson University 1
Texas State University 1
the colburn school conservatory of music 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 1
Towson University 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of Colorado Boulder 1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
University of Scranton 1
University of the Sciences 1
University of Toronto 1
Warren Wilson College 1
Western Kentucky University 1
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AP Courses

(Total 13)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Physics 1
United States History
English Language and Composition
Computer Science Principles
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Physics 1
United States History
English Language and Composition
Computer Science Principles
Statistics
English Literature and Composition
Studio Art: 2-D Design
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Sports

(Total 12)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 13)
Band
Chorus
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Ceramics
Computer Graphic
Drawing
Painting
Band
Chorus
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Ceramics
Computer Graphic
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1697
Campus Size: 50 acres
Religious Affiliation: Quaker

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 1030
ISEE: 391915

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 10)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about Abington Friends School

Tell me a bit about Abington Friends School.
Abington Friends School is Co-ed private day school located in Pennsylvania, US. It was founded 1697 , and currently has about 600 students, 12.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.abingtonfriends.net.
Does Abington Friends School have rigorous academic requirements?
Abington Friends School is offering 13 AP courses.

In recent years, 65 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Abington Friends School also have 76% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Abington Friends School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 8.93% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 16.67% go to top 25, and about 4.76% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Abington Friends School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Abington Friends School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Abington Friends School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Abington Friends School in 2024 is $49,000, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at jupmeyer@abingtonfriends.net .
Where is Abington Friends School located?
Abington Friends School is located in the State of Pennsylvania of USA. The closest major city is Philadelphia, which is about 10 miles away from school. Most families can choose Philadelphia International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Abington Friends School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Abington Friends School is among the most popular schools, within top 136 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Abington Friends School has been favorited by 185 users.
How to start with an application with Abington Friends School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Abington Friends School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Abington Friends School’s official site: http://www.abingtonfriends.net or call them at 215-576-3950.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Abington Friends School?
Yes, here are few: St. Basil Academy, St. Luke The Evangelist School and Bishop McDevitt High School (Wyncote).

The closest major city is Philadelphia. You can find out more schools near Philadelphia here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Abington Friends School?
The overall rating for Abington Friends School is A-.

The section ratings of Abington Friends School are:
A for Matriculation
B+ for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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