Orchard Friends School is a private nonsectarian school educating children with language-based and other learning differences in grades K through 12.
OFS is a safe and nurturing environment with small classes (avg 4:1 student teacher ratio), multi-sensory instruction, intensive social skills intervention and speech therapy, as well as occupational therapy..
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Institute for Independent Education
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dyslexia/Language-based Learning Differences/Central Auditory Processing/ADD/ASD|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Average Class Size||4 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$38,500|
|Tuition Notes||Financial Aid available for private pay students|
|Admissions Director||Beth Donnelly, MA, CCC-SLP|
|Admissions Associate||Karen Pentkowski|
- OFS was founded in 1999 in the Moorestown Community House. When that space was outgrown Orchard Friends moved to the original school for Sacred Heart Parish in Riverton, NJ. We serve children who learn differently and spend too much time and effort overcoming struggles of being in a typical classroom and not enough time learning.
Profile last updated: 01/11/2016
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Bryn MawrGrades: 5-12 | 72 students
737 S Ithan Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
MalvernGrades: PK-12 | 270 students
1777 N. Valley Road
Malvern, PA 19355
BelmarGrades: 2-12 | 116 students
Po Box 1403
Belmar, NJ 07719
Cherry HillGrades: 1-12 | 222 students
2127 Church Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
AtcoGrades: PK-12 | 225 students
280 Jackson Rd
Atco, NJ 08004
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