GA is a PreK-12, coed, nonsectarian day school in Fort Washington, PA

What makes us unique?

Find out here »

At Germantown Academy, students are challenged, supported, and engaged in a multitude of ways that lead to a transformational learning experience. They graduate as individuals who are capable of achieving far more than they had ever imagined.

Anything is Possible Starting Here

Our Mission

Today at GA

News

Glenda Daulerio 1760 Announces Retirement

For 47 years, Middle School English teacher Glenda Daulerio 1760 P’07 has brought books to life. One may even go as far as saying that her tenure at GA is a book in itself. To say that Daulerio’s retirement will make a difference in GA's story, especially in the GA Middle School, is an understatement. She has always been an integral part of the GA family.

30 Germantown Academy Student-Athletes Receive All-Inter-Ac Honors

The Inter-Academic League released its All-League teams on Nov. 17 and 18 for the 2022 fall season. Germantown Academy was well-represented on the lists, with 30 student-athletes being recognized, two of whom were named the Most Valuable Player for their respective sport.

GA-PC Day Ends in a Tie, PC Keeps the Competition Cup

Another exhilarating GA/PC Day and Reunion Weekend is in the books! While the Patriots did not claim the annual Competition Cup, five teams -- golf, boys water polo, girls soccer, field hockey, and football -- triumphed over the Quakers. 

Patriot Posts

Getting Real in 8th Grade Girls Group

Led by Middle School faculty Kate Cassidy and Sara Goodwin, the 8th Grade Girls Group has established itself as a safe space for gender-specific conversation and confidence building.

A Leader in Engagement

 

While Germantown Academy teachers have engaged our students for over 260 years, how and why we seek to engage have evolved dramatically since our founding. Teachers and students now have equal, instant access to facts and content. Though faculty are no longer in sole possession of the keys necessary to unlock the world of knowledge, gifted ones are still indispensable in drawing our children toward that world. Our faculty demonstrate a genuine love of learning with and from their charges. This is 21st century engagement.

 

Learn More

126 Acres of Opportunity

Germantown Academy high school students wear their college gear at private high school ambler pa

The 664 members of the Classes of 2017 – 2021 elected to attend 183 different college and universities throughout the United States and abroad.

 

Aerial shot of Germantown Academy sports fields, a top private school in the Philadelphia area

GA's four all-weather turf fields make us a leader among regional schools.

Germantown Academy parents fundraise at Derby Party at independent school in Fort Washington

The Parents' Committee is an active body of GA parents that friend-raise and fundraise throughout the school year.

Students from private middle school in Fort Washington, PA learn how to extract honey in class

GA's Middle School hosts more than 20 different clubs, including student government, Art Club, Green Ambassadors, Karaoke, and Coding.

Germantown Academy campus opening in 1964, a top private school in Philadelphia

Germantown Academy was originally founded in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in 1759. GA's current campus in Fort Washington opened in 1964.

Germantown Academy private high school students in London for an international exchange program

GA hosts international exchange programs for Upper School students and faculty with the countries of China, Poland, England, Spain, France and Germany.

Students from private elementary school in Pennsylvania play at a band concert

Annually, 375+ students from all three divisions play an instrument, from lessons on campus to performing in bands and orchestras.