Alternative Rehabilitation Com

2743 N Front St Po Box 2131
Harrisburg, PA 17105-0171
Tel: (717)657-4737
Grades: 7 - 12 | 117 students
Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, is a private non-profit corporation, authorized by the Department of Public Welfare and the Department of Education to render rehabilitation and educational service to juveniles and their families.
We provide a full continuum of services from Intake and Assessment to Secure for court adjudicated youth.
ARC’s services are provided in Pennsylvania, with one male residential program located in Lancaster for Intake and Assessment four male residential programs located in Harrisburg, Lebanon, and Lancaster; one female residential program located in Carlisle; one male residential special needs program for mental health issues located in York; one male residential special needs program for sex offenders located in Harrisburg; one male residential for youth with language & culture issues located in York; one secure treatment program located in Chambersburg; one foster care program; an alternative education program with the Harrisburg School District; and aftercare/outreach service.
These programs are teaching students to make good decisions in order to become responsible citizens.
ARC views rehabilitation as a journey, not a destination, a process, and not a goal.
The process we are teaching them is basically the same as our parents taught us: maintaining a positive attitude during the bad times as well as the good; respect for ourselves and others; and having the courage to accept life’s challenges while keeping our goals in focus.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 117 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 56%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Alternative Rehabilitation Com Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cornell Abraxas Group Inc (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornell Abraxas Group Inc (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cathedral Consolidated School (2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisburg
    Cornell Abraxas Group Inc
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 23 students
    0.6 miles
    2950 N 7th St
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    (717)780-4130
    0.68-12
    23
  • Harrisburg
    Grades: KG-8 | 80 students
    0.8 miles
    3301 N Front St
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    (717)238-8775
    0.8KG-8
    80
  • Harrisburg
    Wordsworth Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 43 students
    1.5 miles
    1745 N Cameron St
    Harrisburg, PA 17103
    (717)238-6980
    1.52-12
    43
  • Harrisburg
    Grades: KG-5 | 20 students
    1.9 miles
    1301 Cumberland St
    Harrisburg, PA 17103
    (717)234-7388
    1.9KG-5
    20
  • Harrisburg
    Grades: PK-8 | 185 students
    2 miles
    212 State St
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    (717)234-3797
    2PK-8
    185

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