“It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and sense of duty.” - Albert Einstein

At the Philly Free School,

students ages 4-19 explore freely, think critically, and work collaboratively, across ages, to govern themselves and their school. Through self-initiated activities, students learn the delicate balance between individual freedom and community responsibility. Along the way, they develop the internal resources to navigate, assess, and utilize the information and tools needed to thrive in modern society.

What’s Happening

  • Support PFS! Have you made a tax-deductible donation to PFS yet this year? Doing so today will help us reach our $20,000 fundraising goal by December 31!

    This is one of many reasons we love PFS. We’d love to include your reasons too! Share using #WhyILovePFS.

    Your donation will enable more students to access our program, regardless of their ability to pay. Check out the graphic in our latest newsletter to see the impact of your gift.


  • CALL FOR ARTISTS!The Philly Free School is partnering with Nice Things to present, The Philly Free School Superfantastic Craft Bazaar, a holiday craft show happening on Saturday December 6th from 11-5pm at the Philly Free School.

    Applications are now OPEN, so please apply here: Vendor Sign-Up

    Sign up soon — space is limited!


  • Check out our Newest Blog Post! – Education in the Information Age
    Recently Reb and I considered a trip to upstate New York. He asked, “I wonder what the weather is like up there at this time of year?” My response, “I’ll get my phone and let you know in 2 minutes.” This is a perfectly normal response in this day and age, but take a moment and absorb it.
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  • Did you know you can support PFS by buying great merchandise, like phone cases, hoodies, water bottles, and more? Check it out here: Cafe Press
  • If you shop at Target, you can donate to the Philly Free School simply by choosing us in their Take Charge of Education program

For Families

  1. Enrollment is open YEAR ROUND. Learn more
  2. Tuition Payments: All families are asked to make payments through Facts Tuition Payment

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