Greene Street Friends School

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5511 Greene St

Philadelphia, PA 19144

(215) 438-7000

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 220

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Greene Street Friends School

I absolutely love this school for my son and he loves it too! The staff is friendly and helpful.

Posted by a parent on 01/04/14

I spent my elementary school years at Greene Street Friends back in the late 1950's thru the early 1960's. The best experience in my entire life. I will always cherish the many fond memories from my time at GSF. My education at Greene Street had a positive and lasting impact on whom I am and my approach ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/20/13

This the best school I have ever enrolled, I have learned so much through out the years of being there. I truly loved this school, and I am pretty sure everyone else who has step foot through the doors of this school has to.

Posted by a other on 11/06/13

I am a parent and a grand parent, so my opinion spans 40 years with this school. I love this school but that's because my priorities and this school's intentions are very closely matched Because it is a Quaker school, it does a great job of teaching tolerance, peace awareness, self-reflection and ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/22/13

The school officials provided some supports for my child who has ADHD but when I read the review that his teacher provided to his potential new school (which is geared toward ADHD and language based disorders), I was floored! This "nice woman" basically said my child was both psychotic and out of a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/10

Our child has "special needs" and the school has worked with us to get appropriate emotional and academic support. Because the school is small and private, it doesn't have the resources to provide a full panoply of special education services. Thankfully our needs have been manageable because this is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/07/10

Greene Street is not the appropriate school for children who have any type of special needs. We were impressed by the "diverse" culture of the school but once our child became a member of its learning community we found that the school was not as diverse as we thought. Beware of false advertisement!

Posted by a parent on 06/10/10

Greene Street creates a wonderful & inclusive learning experience for the students. And a strong foundation for there future. It's a community within a community!!!!

Posted by a parent on 05/21/10

They don't deal with the social stuff well especially during recess and lunch. Too many qliques for such a small scholl some run by parents!

Posted by a student on 05/08/10

Greene Street is a wonderful, diverse school. They value the whole child and spend time developing social skills as well as academic skills. The faculty does a wonderful job of differentiating for different children's learning styles. When students graduate, they leave as confident people rooted in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/09

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Philadelphia schools — Greene Street Friends School is located at 5511 Greene St, Philadelphia PA 19144. 5511 Greene St is in the 19144 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA Greene Street Friends School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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