Greene Street Friends School

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Greene Street Friends School
5511 Greene Street
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Type Private
Established 1855
Head of school Ed Marshall
Grades K–8
Enrollment 289
Affiliation Religious Society of Friends (Quaker)

Greene Street Friends School is an urban coeducational school under the care of Green Street Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.[1] Located in Germantown, Philadelphia,[2] Greene Street serves 289 students in grades Pre-K to 8.


In December 2012, Greene Street purchased the property known as "the doctor's house" on the corner of Greene Street and West School House Lane. The building was demolished and the school hopes to add more green space to its campus.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

  1. Saul Perlmutter, Nobel Prize–winning astrophysicist
  2. Holly Robinson Peete, actress[4]
  3. Chris Dudley, basketball player and politician
  4. Mat Johnson, author
  5. Dylan Tichenor, film editor
  6. Lydia Artymiw, concert pianist
  7. Eugene Byrd, actor
  8. Rob Hardy, director


Coordinates: 40°01′59″N 75°10′29″W / 40.03313°N 75.17469°W / 40.03313; -75.17469