Orchard Friends School

405 Linden Avenue
Riverton, NJ 08077-0805
Tel: (856)786-1123
Grades: K-12
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 Overview

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
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
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
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students n/a
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

School Notes

  • 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

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