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Greetings, Friends Select Alumni!


The purpose of the Friends Select School Alumni Association is to build and sustain a lifelong relationship between the school and our alumni.
Whether you were here for just a year or many, our alumni are lifetime members of the Friends Select family.
Alumni are encouraged to use this section of our website to stay up to date on alumni activities and news, and remain connected with our community.




Putting the “A” in STEAM

The completion of the upper school STEAM Building signifies a historic chapter in the legacy of Friends Select School. With the addition of the sustainably renovated, historic brownstone adjacent to the Race Street Meetinghouse, the school has—for the first time—expanded its campus in Philadelphia.

Michael Gary Speaks

“Care before content” has driven our efforts to improve the mental health and wellbeing of our students, faculty, and staff through the Friends Select Wellness Program.

Alumni Stories

Celebrating Abolitionist and Activist Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Civil rights activist, orator, writer, and Friends Select alumna Anna Elizabeth Dickinson is now recognized with a Pennsylvania state historical marker near the southeast corner of Broad and Arch Streets. The commemoration of her work and connection to Philadelphia are a result of the combined efforts of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), Friends Select, and Amy Cohen ’82. 

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