Relocating Families

Philadelphia is without a doubt an extraordinary city, surrounded by beautiful and vibrant suburbs. Welcome!  There are so many reasons to come -- our rich history; vibrant culture; generous real estate market; family-friendly atmosphere and exciting job growth. For any or all of these reasons, moving to Philadelphia is an exciting decision for you and your family. 

Once you make the decision to move to the Philadelphia area, choosing the right school for your child(ren) is the next most important decision you’ll make. Take a closer look at Friends’ Central School to learn more about our engaging  intellectual academic program and inclusive culture.

Enjoy a Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our bucolic 26-acre City Avenue (Middle & Upper School) campus or our magical 18-acre Lower School campus!

City Avenue Virtual Campus Tour   Lower School Virtual Campus Tour

In-Person Campus Tours

We are now offering scheduled in-person campus tours of both campuses. Contact us at today to schedule your tour!

Lower School

Nursery-Grade 5

Where joy-filled learning is embedded in play, exploration, and discovery


Middle School

Grades 6-8

Transforming eager, enthusiastic, and motivated elementary school students into self-aware, analytical, and empathetic eighth graders

Upper School

Grades 9-12

Challenging and innovative program with lively and rigorous classes, athletic, artistic, and performance opportunities.

The school admits students of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities made available to students. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships or loan programs, or school administrative programs.