AIM Academy

Tel: (215)483-2461
Grades: 1-12 | 311 students
Our mission is to provide extraordinary educational opportunities to children with language based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia, utilizing research based intervention strategies and an arts based learning environment that is college preparatory in scope and sequence and to develop a center for educational excellence and professional development to disseminate best practices to educators by providing access to the latest research-based curriculum, technology, and training.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia / Language-based
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 311 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade AIM Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts for boys. Neat clothing for boys and girls. no blue jeans, sweatpants or athletic gear)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $33,325
% on Financial Aid
23%
Admissions Director Lindsey Boden
Admissions Associate Allison Bedrosian

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
CrewCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Business and Management Club, Drama Society, FRC (First Robotics Competition), FTC (First Technology Competition) Robotics, Fencing, First LEGO League Team, Flag Football, Food Fun, Girls on the Run, Horseback Riding Lessons, Improv, Junior Model UN, Mock Trial, Riding for Focus - Cycling, Shakespeare Performance, Softball, Student Council, The Growl- School Newspaper, The Moon- Arts Magazine, Yearbook, Young Actors/Drama Club, Young Playwrights Drama Society, Fencing, Flag Football, Food Fun, Improv, Mock Trial, Softball, Yearbook, Business and Management Club,
FRC (First Robotics Competition),
FTC (First Technology Competition) Robotics,
First LEGO League Team,
Girls on the Run,
Horseback Riding Lessons,
Junior Model UN,
Riding for Focus - Cycling,
Shakespeare Performance,
Student Council,
The Growl- School Newspaper,
The Moon- Arts Magazine,
Young Actors/Drama Club,
Young Playwrights,

School Notes

  • AIM Academy was created with the belief that children with language based learning disabilities can and will thrive in a rigorous academic setting when they are taught by a highly committed, experienced and creative faculty who have ongoing access to the latest research, best practices, technological resources, and experts in their field. We dedicate ourselves to putting research into practice every day. Our students thrive in classrooms that offer multi-sensory and experiential learning and our programs are designed to foster self-esteem and social responsibility. Their academic and intellectual development is further enhanced by an array of extracurricular activities and enrichment in the arts, athletics and community service. It is our goal, that upon graduation, our students are prepared for the challenges, complexities and choices available to them at university and beyond. Curiosity, collaboration, compassion, confidence and critical thinking are their tools for success.
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