Geoge Crothers Memorial School

Tel: (610)328-5955
Grades: NS-12 | 90 students
GCMS is a licensed special education school designed to accommodate the needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities ages 3 to 21.
Therapy services, including speech, occupational, physical, and vision, are offered to maximize student potential.
A Transition Program that emphasizes pre-vocational, community, and ADL skills is also available.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $38,000
Admissions Director William Benson

School Notes

  • The George Crothers Memorial School is a private, state-licensed school for children, teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities, brain damage, or cerebral palsy between the ages of 3 and 21. The ungraded special education classes include academic and life skills training as well as pre-vocational, therapeutic, social, and recreational activities. The challenging program strives to develop each student to his or her highest potential. Speech, occupational, and physical therapy are integrated into the program based on the student’s individualized education plan. Vision services and social work services are also available. Registered nurses are on staff to administer medication, provide first aid and attend to the needs of medically fragile students.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
People that viewed Geoge Crothers Memorial School also viewed these schools: Widener University Child Development Center, Monsignor Bonner High School, Notre Dame De Lourdes School and The Christian Academy.
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chester
    Grades: PK-K | 65 students
    0.2 miles
    1 University Pl
    Chester, PA 19013
    (610)499-1097
    0.2PK-K
    65
  • Drexel Hill
    Grades: 9-12 | 1282 students
    5.3 miles
    401 N Lansdowne Ave 403
    Drexel Hill, PA 19026
    (610)259-0265
    5.39-12
    1282
  • Swarthmore
    Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
    0.4 miles
    990 Fairview Rd
    Swarthmore, PA 19081
    (610)328-9330
    0.4PK-8
    283
  • Brookhaven
    Grades: K-12 | 402 students
    2.9 miles
    4301 Chandler Dr
    Brookhaven, PA 19015
    (610)872-7600
    2.9K-12
    402

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Delaware County, PA is $20,490 for elementary schools and $27,211 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Delaware County, PA is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).