Center School: Philadelphia Private Schools for Dyslexia Learning Disabilities and Language-Based Special Education: Located in Abington in Montgomery County, PA, Center School is a non-profit, co-educational independent day school for children ages six to fourteen who have experienced difficulties with reading and language development. The majority of Center School classroom teachers are master's-educated, certified reading specialists. Our staff have been trained by Schools Attuned. Most students use school district buses to travel to and from Center School. Typically, school districts will provide transportation if their boundaries are within ten miles of Center School.
- Lower School & Middle School programs
- At the core of Center School's curriculum is the belief that the ability to use language effectively is key to success in school.
- All subjects (reading, math, science, social studies, study skills, art, and physical education) serve as opportunities for students to build language skills.
- We also offer a four-week summer program
Arden Drama School provides year-round theater / drama classes as well as Spring / Summer Camps for kids & teens (Pre-K through Grade 12).
Based in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia PA, a drama curriculum is offered for all age groups, with growing confidence and skills emphasized in each grade level, and greater performance opportunities provided for middle and high school students.
Taught by professional artists with a passion for teaching, Arden Drama School classes are dedicated to bringing to life great stories by great storytellers – on the stage, in the classroom and in the community.
The DePaul Catholic School located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a private, accredited, co-educational, Catholic school offering grades Kindergarten through 8. The De Paul Catholic School is an innovative urban elementary school dedicated to carrying out the legacy of St. Vincent de Paul by empowering students to be life-long learners, leaders, and servants who build the Kingdom of God.
At The DePaul Catholic School, we assist in the total development of children within the spirit of the Catholic faith and in the Vincentian tradition. Our purpose is to help each student achieve his or her potential academically, socially, and spiritually.
Camphill Special School is a non-profit private Waldorf school located in Glenmoore, Chester County, PA. We offer residential and day academic and prevocational programs, as well as therapeutic care, for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities in kindergarten through grade twelve. We also offer a Transition Program for young people aged eighteen to twenty-one which prepares them for adult life.
Our students have disabilities that may include, but are not restricted to, mental retardation (MR), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fragile X Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and other syndromes associated with intellectual disability.
Camphill Special School is part of the worldwide Camphill Movement and the only Camphill community in North America for children, as well as the only Waldorf school in the country for children with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We are accedited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).
Villa Maria Academy High School is a Catholic college preparatory school for girls. Situated in Montgomery County PA, just 30 minutes north of Downtown Philadelphia, we provide a dynamic spiritual, intellectual and social environment for young women.
Villa Maria is a community of students, families, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends, and strives to fulfill its mission within an environment of harmony, beauty and order.
The school is accredited by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Portside Arts Center is a private arts school in North Philadelphia PA. We provide a comprehensive range of courses for toddlers, kids, teens, and adults in a wide variety of arts-related subjects. From 1-day workshops to 8-week courses, our classes are taught by local teaching artists and certified arts instructors. Topics and genres include drawing, painting, acting, stitching, yoga, dancing, and more.
Our mission is to empower the children and adults of our community with opportunities to develop their artistic abilities, awaken the imagination, and build self-esteem and confidence. We also provide Summer Camp programs.
Winchester Thurston School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school offering grades Pre-K through Grade 12. We are located on two campuses in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: a Pre-Kindergarten through grade five North Hills Campus in Allison Park and a Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 City Campus in Shadyside. The students, faculty and leadership at Winchester Thurston draw strength and guidance from more than a century of tradition and learning as we evolve and grow as a school community.
Winchester Thurston School actively engages each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process that develops the mind, motivates the passion to achieve and cultivates the character to serve.
Co-Ed Programs from Pre-K through Grade 12 Students:
- Lower School (PreK-4)
- Middle School (Grade 5-8)
- Upper School (Grade 9-12)
- After School Program
- Summer Program
- Foreign Languages (from PreK)
- Academic Enrichment and Challenge Program
- Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
- College Counseling