Abington Friends School

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General Information
Description of AgencyAbington Friends School, a coeducational, college-preparatory day school, serves students from preschool through grade twelve by providing a strong academic foundation for advanced study. Teaching is rooted in Quaker beliefs, combining reflection with action and balancing the needs of individuals with those of community. The School holds scholarship, moral integrity, simplicity and diversity at its core. The precepts and practices of Friends give definition to the daily life of the School and affirm the belief that there is "that of God" to respect and answer in every individual. Weekly Meeting for Worship, the central spiritual experience of the community, offers time for silent reflection and thoughtful sharing. Quaker values promote individual and collaborative work toward such ends as environmental stewardship, social justice and the peaceful resolution of conflict. Students meet challenging academic expectations by uniting personal strengths and varied talents with vision, imagination and well-disciplined effort. Interdisciplinary, intercultural and aesthetic studies spark innate curiosity and the joy of learning fundamental to long-term growth. Emphasizing social responsibility and the life of the mind, the School prepares students to become independent leaders who voice and act upon strongly held beliefs. Abington Friends School, drawing on its three centuries of history, expects to instill in each student a life-long love of learning, personal integrity and commitment to self, family and the service of others.
Contact Information
Contact's NameDebbie Green
Contact's PositionDirector of Early Childhood
Contact's Phone215-886-9143
Contact's Emaildgreen@abingtonfriends.net
Physical Site Address 1520 Meetinghouse Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipJenkintown, PA 19046
Main Phone215-935-1274
Web Addresshttp://www.Abingtonfriends.net
Director Information
Director's NameDebbie Green
Director's PositionDirector of Early Childhood
Director's Phone215-886-9143
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Abington Friends School
Affiliated Programs: Abington Friends Early Childhood Program - Montgomery; Abington
Affiliated Services: Abington Friends School - Early Childhood Program