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Germantown Friends School
31 W. Coulter St.     
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19144  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day k 12 1000 students


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Overview and History:
Founded in 1845 by the Germantown Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends 
_Co-ed Kindergarten through 12th grade _Dana Okeson Weeks, Head of School, joined GFS in 2013 
_Community Scholars Program celebrates 46 years _Edward E. Ford Foundation Educational Leadership Initiative grant recipient 

Student Body:
861 Students 
1:8 Faculty to Student ratio 
31% Students of color 
6% Quaker 
100% Graduates attend four-year college 
20 National Merit Semifinalists in 2011and 2012 
36 Friends League Championships since fall 2005 
12% Children or grandchildren of alumni

Full time faculty: 87_Part time faculty: 24_Assistant teachers/aides: 20_Administrators who teach: 6_
Average 19 years teaching experience 
73% of faculty hold advanced degrees
18% faculty and administrators of color 
8% Quaker faculty and administrators

__Current operating budget: $20 million 
_Tuition: $19,500 for Kindergarten to $28,450 for 10th through 12th grades 
_Financial Aid awarded to 29% of students, including 28 Community Scholars 
_$1,138,138 raised in 2011-12 Annual Giving program from 2,169 donors, 104% of goal  
_Alumni participation 26%
_Parent participation 69% 
_School Committee participation 100% 

Recent Campus Capital Improvements:
Over the past ten years we have raised $36.3 million to increase endowment and for these capital improvements:

__2009 Sustainable Wade Science Center 

_2008 Friends Free Library Renovation 

_2005 The Campus Common 

_2004 Field House 

_2004 Loeb Performing Arts Center 

_2003 Greenawalt Track and Field 

_1997 Hargroves Center
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