Glen Mills Schools

Tel: (610)459-8100
Grades: PK | 743 students
The Glen Mills Schools was founded in 1826, originally incorporated as the Philadelphia House of Refuge.
The Philadelphia House of Refuge was the third school of its type in the country, following the New York House of Refuge in 1824 and the Boston House of Refuge in 1825.
The program includes room and board, clothing, behavior management, individual and group counseling, academic and vocational programming, medical and dental services, as well as athletic and recreational opportunities.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 743 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
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